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Re: More fun with completion: glob qualifiers ignored for ignored-patterns style?
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- From: Philippe Troin <phil@xxxxxxxx>
- To: Bart Schaefer <schaefer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: More fun with completion: glob qualifiers ignored for ignored-patterns style?
- Date: 14 Jul 2003 18:57:56 -0700
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- Sender: Philippe Troin <phil@xxxxxxxx>
Bart Schaefer <schaefer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Jul 14, 1:33pm, Philippe Troin wrote:
> } Subject: More fun with completion: glob qualifiers ignored for ignored-pat
> } % zstyle ':completion:*:all-files' ignored-patterns '*(/)'
> The ignored-patterns style is not checked for the all-files tag, only for
> the globbed-files tag in _files and the argument-rest tag in _normal.
> However, even if you set it for the correct tag, it still won't work,
> because it really is a _pattern_ (as in [[ string = pattern ]]) and not
> a filesystem glob. It can only match the string, not the file type.
Ok, that makes sense.
> } Is that because bare_glob_qual is unset when expanding the pattern?
> So, no.
> } By the way, the manual says about glob qualifiers:
> } If the option BARE_GLOB_QUAL is set, then a trailing set of parentheses
> } containing no `|' or `(' characters (or `~' if it is special) is taken
> } as a set of glob qualifiers.
> } Does that mean that:
> } - if BARE_GLOB_QUAL is set, glob qualifiers are enabled
> } - if BARE_GLOB_QUAL is unset, glob qualifiers are disabled?
> In 4.0.x, that's effectively what it means. BARE_GLOB_QUAL was added in
> anticipation of other qualifier syntax that had not been invented yet.
> In 4.1.x, it means that if BARE_GLOB_QUAL is set, zsh uses a heuristic to
> decide if a trailing parenthesized expression is a glob qualifier, and if
> BARE_GLOB_QUAL is NOT set, you have to 'setopt EXTENDED_GLOB' and use an
> explicit (#q) to introduce a qualifier.
Understood. Then the 4.0.x manual is quite confusing in that respect,
at least to me.
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