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completions occasionally bomb out with "complete: -d requires a non-empty string" #3557
fish version installed (
I alluded to this bug in another issue. I still have not been able to reliably reproduce this, best I can tell it just happens if you type too fast sometimes.
Just now I typed
It's not specific to a particular completion, I have seen it happen with others.
It also doesn't seem to be to do with custom completions or generated completions, it seems related to auto-completions from shell history.
m refers to m-cli for macOS, it turns out there is a vendor completion file that I hadn't noticed before. As mentioned above, I am fairly certain I have seen this behaviour with utilities other than m-cli but I could be mistaken.
https://raw.githubusercontent.com/rgcr/m-cli/v0.1.9/completion/fish/m.fish is the file I have in my release, I can see there is one occurrence of
@rgcr this might be something you can help with?
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The author of that bit of code probably expected that if there was no description you would just omit the