From: Mikael Magnusson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Bart Schaefer <email@example.com>
Cc: Alan Orth <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
Subject: Re: rsync completions
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2022 04:26:30 +0200 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAHYJk3QmQQN-xRoANsHXL9d_8P7U-YEovO5PJo3mS5iNjLqG6g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
On 8/19/22, Bart Schaefer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 18, 2022 at 11:08 AM Alan Orth <email@example.com> wrote:
>> A few months ago the zsh completions for rsync stopped working correctly.
> So if this is a problem introduced by those quoting changes in rsync
> 3.2.x, then the rsync completion has to become version-aware, which I
> see is what fish has done.
From what I can tell from
https://download.samba.org/pub/rsync/NEWS#3.2.4 the change is
specifically in 3.2.4 which seems extremely user unfriendly to
introduce such a breaking change in a micro revision.
> I'm not able to tell what ramifications this has when the remote
> version differs significantly from the local version; it doesn't
> appear fish is taking that into account, so perhaps it doesn't matter.
> A quick workaround for you, Alan, is likely to be
> alias rsync='rsync --old-args'
> There might even be a clever way to insert --old-args into $BUFFER
> only when completion has been invoked, but completion widgets don't
> play well with "ordinary" line edits so I'm not going there just now.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2022-08-19 2:26 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2022-08-18 18:07 Alan Orth
2022-08-18 23:57 ` Bart Schaefer
2022-08-19 2:26 ` Mikael Magnusson [this message]
2022-08-20 20:29 ` Alan Orth
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