python-optcomplete - provide bash-completion for Python programs

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name python-optcomplete
Package version 1.2
Package release 11.1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 176 B
Download size 24.95 KB
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provides almost automatically shell completion for any Python program
that uses the optparse module.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-optcomplete_1.2-11.1_all.deb 1.2 all Debian Main
python-optcomplete - - -


Name Value
python >= 2.6.6-7~
python << 2.8
python2.6 -
python2.7 -


Name Value
python2.6-optcomplete -
python2.7-optcomplete -


Type URL
Binary Package python-optcomplete_1.2-11.1_all.deb
Source Package optcomplete

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install python-optcomplete deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install python-optcomplete




2011-05-08 - Piotr O┼╝arowski <>
optcomplete (1.2-11.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Rebuild to add Python 2.7 support
2011-03-09 - Bastian Kleineidam <>
optcomplete (1.2-11) unstable; urgency=low
* Switch from cdbs to dh.
* Replace dh_pycentral with dh_python2 (Closes: #616930)
* Use Standards version 3.9.1
* Use Debian 3.0 source format.
2009-08-13 - Bastian Kleineidam <>
optcomplete (1.2-10) unstable; urgency=low
* Remove debian/watch file since upstream releases are now only tags
in the Mercurial (hg) repository
* Add Vcs-Browser and Vcs-Hg fields to debian/control
* Use Standards version 3.8.2 in debian/control
2009-01-04 - Bastian Kleineidam <>
optcomplete (1.2-9) unstable; urgency=low
* Use Standards version 3.8.0
* Use debhelper v7
* Added ${misc:Depends}
2008-03-14 - Bastian Kleineidam <>
optcomplete (1.2-8) unstable; urgency=low
* New Standards version 3.7.3
* Use debhelper v6
* Use cdbs
* All lintian warnings are fixed in this release.
2007-08-09 - Bastian Kleineidam <>
optcomplete (1.2-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Adjust debian/watch file for changed directory layout.
(Closes: #450383)
* Move Homepage into control field.
2006-10-26 - Bastian Kleineidam <>
optcomplete (1.2-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Make the packaging independent from python version(s). Patch from
Matthias Klose (Closes: #394528)
* Bump build-dep of python-central to >= 0.5
2006-06-14 - Bastian Kleineidam <>
optcomplete (1.2-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Use python-central to build package, eliminating all but one remaining
package, namely python-optcomplete. (Closes: #373471)
2006-01-03 - Bastian Kleineidam <>
optcomplete (1.2-4) unstable; urgency=low
* added debian/watch file for uscan
2005-12-18 - Bastian Kleineidam <>
optcomplete (1.2-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Standards version (no changes required)
* Use debhelper v5
* fix lintian warning 'script-not-executable'

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