On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 6:33 AM, Ramkumar Ramachandra
<artag...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm not able to sort completions for some weird reason.  No matter
> what I order I insert stuff into COMPREPLY, bash seems to auto-sort
> them lexically.  I tried to pass --sort='-committerdate' to git
> for-each-ref so I can get a sensible 'git checkout <TAB>' reply, and
> I'm very annoyed that it doesn't work.
> I thought it was bash's complete builtin doing the implicit sorting,
> so I read the manual with no success.  Is readline doing it?  If so,
> why am I not getting the ordering even in zsh (which doesn't use
> readline)?
> What am I missing?

AFAIK bash needs the completions sorted, so we added some | sort |
uniq. I suppose zsh doesn't need that, but have you tried by calling
compadd directly?

Felipe Contreras
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