Missing command "search" for apt in bash-completion

Bug #1530096 reported by Daresch
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #1573547: Apt's bash completion is incomplete. Edit Remove
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
apt (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

1) Ubuntu release

$ lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu 15.10
Release: 15.10

2) Package version

$ apt-cache policy bash-completion
  Installiert: 1:2.1-4.1ubuntu2
  Installationskandidat: 1:2.1-4.1ubuntu2
 *** 1:2.1-4.1ubuntu2 0
        500 http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ wily/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

3) Expected

I've expected, if I type

$ apt se<TAP>

that I would get

$ apt search

Or if I type

$ apt s<TAP><TAP>

that I would get

$ apt
search show

4) What happend instead

I get only

$ apt show

But apt has also the command "search".

(5) Suggested Solution

So I looked into the apt file for bash-completion. In line 10 to 12, there is no command for searching.

Add "search" somewhere in the command list in line 10 to 12.

I've added it behind the command "show".
local COMMANDS=("install" "remove" "purge" "show" "search" "list"
                "update" "upgrade" "full-upgrade" "dist-upgrade"
                "edit-sources" "help")

File: /usr/share/bash-completion/completions/apt

Mathew Hodson (mhodson)
Changed in bash-completion (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Low
tags: added: trusty
removed: search
tags: added: wily
tags: removed: bash-completion
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Mathew Hodson (mhodson) wrote :

Completions for apt are provided by the apt package.

affects: bash-completion (Ubuntu) → apt (Ubuntu)
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