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Re: still confused about completion and matching
- X-seq: zsh-workers 13068
- From: Sven Wischnowsky <wischnow@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: zsh-workers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: still confused about completion and matching
- Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2000 15:20:20 +0200 (MET DST)
- In-reply-to: "E. Jay Berkenbilt"'s message of Fri, 20 Oct 2000 16:45:50 -0400
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E. Jay Berkenbilt wrote:
> I don't think it's really true.... I've never had anything odd about
> smbclient's argument ordering. I was going to use cvs as a model
> since it is smart enough to use cvs with some of the existing
> arguments to get the module list. The same type of idea could be used
> do completion for share names once the server has been specified.
After a very cursory look at the (synopsis in the) smbclient manual,
I'd sayy that you probably were better of copying not too much from
_cvs. That is pretty complicated because of the sub-command handling
which doesn't seem to be needed for smbclient.
And I'd like to point you to Peter's User Guide again. It contains a
short introduction to using _arguments that might be helpful
(together, as Andrej said, with the example functions from the
> I'll use this as incentive to get my current project finished -- my
> reward will be letting myself play with zsh completion functions. :-)
> It will probably be at least a week before I can start it.
> > Also, if you could send comments (or even patches) for _arguments
> > documentation ...
> You can count on it! Once I get up to a certain level of competence
> I'd like to do a thorough cover-to-cover read of the zsh documentation
> with red pen in hand. (I'll probably print the .yo files directly --
> easier to generate patches and make comments that way. Besides, I've
> been considering whether to use yodl for some of my own documentation.
> This way I could find out whether I like it or not. :-]) I have
> written enough documentation to know how important it is to have a
> fresh set of eyes read it. One eventually becomes immune to errors in
> one's own writing. :-)
Indeed. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
> I don't know when I'll get to this but
> hopefully before the next non-development release which I guess is
> supposed to be 4.0?
For some of the things you wrote in 13052 I know or almost know the
reason, but I don't have enough time now. Maybe tomorrow...
Sven Wischnowsky wischnow@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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