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<tab>" completion work on "local" .deb files
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regarding zsh-common: no completion for "apt install /path/to/filename.deb"
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Package: zsh-common
Version: 5.4.2-2
Severity: normal

We know that newer apt provides apt(1) that can install local deb packages and
automatically resolve its dependencies. This feature supercedes "dpkg -i

However, zsh does not provide completion to installing local deb packages now.
As new apt is gradually getting around we should really add such completion

FYI, the difference between installing a package from software source and
installing a local package depends on whether the user is typing a path
(relative or absolute). If it's a path, apt will search for the deb package
according to the path; if it's a package name, apt will download and install it
from remote software archive. That should help will the completion

P.S. Bash can already complete "apt install ./*.deb" correctly.

Boyuan Yang

-- Package-specific info:

Packages which provide vendor completions:

| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name                        Version            Architecture       
ii  curl                        7.56.1-1           amd64              command 
line tool for transferring data with URL syntax
ii  git-buildpackage            0.9.4              all                Suite to 
help with Debian packages in Git repositories
ii  mpv                         0.27.0-2+b2        amd64              video 
player based on MPlayer/mplayer2
ii  pulseaudio                  11.1-3             amd64              
PulseAudio sound server
ii  reprepro                    5.1.1-1            amd64              Debian 
package repository producer
ii  systemd                     235-3              amd64              system 
and service manager
ii  udev                        235-3              amd64              /dev/ and 
hotplug management daemon
ii  vlc-bin                     2.2.8-1            amd64              binaries 
from VLC
ii  ydcv                        0.0~git20160323-1  all                Youdao 
Dictionary Console Version
ii  youtube-dl                  2017.11.06-1       all                
downloader of videos from YouTube and other sites

dpkg-query: no path found matching pattern /usr/share/zsh/vendor-functions/

-- System Information:
Debian Release: buster/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.13.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=zh_CN.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=zh_CN.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE= 
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

zsh-common depends on no packages.

Versions of packages zsh-common recommends:
ii  zsh  5.4.2-2

Versions of packages zsh-common suggests:
pn  zsh-doc  <none>

-- no debconf information

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Version: 5.4.2-test-2-1


Oliver Kiddle wrote:
> Chris Lamb wrote:
> > Thanks for applying this.

This patch (upstream commit f1a52c23fa6c3c27c32b6a04d731b7d2c2f3c4b4)
was already included in zsh 5.4.2-test-2-1 uploaded to experimental
about 10 days ago.

Closing the bug report accordingly.
> > I was wonder if you could also include:
> >
> >   *.changes
> >   *.dsc
> >
> > ie. as well as *.deb. All behaviours of path-based .debs can be
> > inherited. Thanks in advance :)
> Do you mean like the following patch

This patch (upstream commit bfff8debf78ccca79a6e362c1ee3eb6748578bec)
was included in zsh 5.5-1 uploaded to unstable 8 days ago.

Will update debian/changelog accordingly with the next upload.

                Regards, Axel
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