git autocompletion in OSX Terminal
Published 26 Jan 2017
After procrastinating for too long, I finally decided to spend one minute of my life to setup git autocomplete on my work computer.
The original discussion thread from where I got this information can be found at this page.
First, run the following command in the Terminal, to get the autocomplete script:
This will download the autocomplete script and place it as a hidden file in your home folder.
Then, open (or create if you have none)
~/.bash_profile and add the following:
This will make the Terminal run the
.git-completion.bash script if it exists.
After this, you can press tab while typing a branch name, to get the Terminal to
auto complete the branch name as much as possible, just as when you type