[arch-general] Selectively enable bash completion

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Fri Sep 18 13:50:13 UTC 2015

On Fri, 18 Sep 2015 22:05:13 +1200, Andrew Chen wrote:
>On Sep 18, 2015 10:03 PM, "Neven Sajko" <nsajko at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Deleting the bash completion files that come with a package
>> should, I think, harmlessly disable completion for that package.
>Just want to point out one problem with that method: the completion
>file will be "reinstalled" when you upgrade that package.

pacman.conf is your friend ;)

$ grep NoExtract /etc/pacman.conf 
NoExtract   = usr/share/xsessions/gnome.desktop usr/share/xsessions/gnome-fallback.desktop usr/share/xsessions/gnome-flashback-compiz.desktop usr/share/xsessions/openbox-kde.desktop usr/share/dbus-1/services/org.knopwob.dunst.service usr/share/xsessions/openbox.desktop usr/share/xsessions/lxqt.desktop etc/xdg/autostart/parcellite-startup.desktop #usr/share/applications/ardour.desktop

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