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I have ML with Xcode installed tools (git coming from there).

Later I've installed brew and install bash-completion, but git commands still not auto-completed.

Brew has no such package. Google does not helped. How I can enable git completion support in Mountain Lion?

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Answers containing just links will automatically be converted to comments. The way it's now is fine. Cheers! –  slhck Sep 18 '12 at 9:50
questions like these really belong on ask different, the apple stack exchange site, at apple.stackexchange.com –  InfluenceJamie Sep 18 '12 at 11:08
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I've found solution here http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/55875/how-can-i-get-git-to-autocomplete-e-g-branches-at-the-command-line and it works well.

I got that by using curl from the url here:

curl https://raw.github.com/git/git/master/contrib/completion/git-completion.bash -o /.git-completion.bash

No need to worry about location, it is set to go to home using ~ with the target.

Then I added to my ~/.bash_profile file the following 'execute if it exists' code:

if [ -f ~/.git-completion.bash ]; then . ~/.git-completion.bash fi

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+1 - Don't reply to this comment, I will delete it but that is a good answer! –  Dave Rook Sep 18 '12 at 9:41
That should be -o ~/.git-completion.bash instead of -o /.git-completion.bash –  obvio171 Nov 16 '12 at 16:46
Also, there needs to be a ; before the fi –  SooDesuNe Mar 14 '13 at 20:23
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