In OS X, is there any way to have Zsh (I'm using Oh-my-zsh) tab-complete formulas?
$ brew install em<TAB>
could expand to:
$ brew install emacs
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Homebrew provides it's own completion. You just need to link the file
$(brew --prefix)/Library/Contributions/brew_zsh_completion.zsh to
_brew somewhere in your
$fpath.(See comment at the start of https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew/blob/master/Library/Contributions/brew_zsh_completion.zsh)
zsh-completions recently removed its
_brew completion in favour of that file, see https://github.com/zsh-users/zsh-completions/issues/305.
Update 2016-04-19: At some point(1) Homebrew updated its handling of zsh completion again. Now if you install zsh via Homebrew it should "just work". The file is installed to
Try installing the
$ brew info zsh-completions zsh-completions: stable 0.10.0, HEAD https://github.com/zsh-users/zsh-completions Not installed From: https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew/commits/master/Library/Formula/zsh-completions.rb ==> Caveats To activate these completions, add the following to your .zshrc: fpath=(/usr/local/share/zsh-completions $fpath) You may also need to force rebuild `zcompdump`: rm -f ~/.zcompdump; compinit Additionally, if you receive "zsh compinit: insecure directories" warnings when attempting to load these completions, you may need to run this: chmod go-w /usr/local/share
It also looks like zsh may have some compatibility with bash completions. You could try that in conjunction with the