Filename completion for smbclient

Richard Sharpe sharpe at
Mon Aug 10 13:31:34 GMT 1998

Hi Tim,

At 05:36 PM 8/10/98 +1000, you wrote:
>It's always annoyed me that you couldn't hit tab to complete commands and
>filenames in smbclient, so I've gone and implemented it using GNU
>Readline.  At the moment, command completion and local filename completion
>is working and remote filename completion is very close (give me another
>half an hour (-:).

Thank you for these changes.

>I was basically wondering what I would need to do to:
>	a) get permission to check in the changes

Send them to me.  I will review them and integrate them into the latest
changed tree ...

>	b) get someone to review the code (before or after checkin?)
>	c) fiddle the autoconf part of things to detect the presence of
>	   GNU readline.
>At the moment it is very naughtily hardwired to use GNU readline by
>default.  I've also made my changes against the cvs code before it was
>restructured (doh) so there might be a bit of work there. 

Oh well, ... :-)


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