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Re: squeeze-slashes false not working?

On 13 May 2011 20:17, Peter Stephenson <p.w.stephenson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, 12 May 2011 19:18:26 +0200
> Mikael Magnusson <mikachu@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Another old mail:
>> """
>> estragib noted on irc that
>> 21:28:58 <estragib> completing ~/d/p/t/i.<TAB> works for
>> ~/dev/prj/test/index.html, as does ~/d/*/*/ind<TAB>. i vaguely remember
>> seeing a setting somewhere that will allow ~/d///ind<TAB> but can't find
>> it again. help? :)
>> and it seems that setting squeeze-slashes to true or false has no
>> effect, the slashes are always squeezed. But it works in zsh -f.
>> """
>> But now I can't reproduce it working in zsh -f. At best it jumps back
>> to the first doubleslash and completes at that point. Maybe another
>> option is interfering, any idea which one if so?
> That's the standard feature that it tries to expand path segments before
> the first.  It can be turned off by setting the style path-completion to
> false, although what setting it to false does is to allow _path_files to
> skip a prefix of the file that already exists, and I'm not sure what
> happens if there are multiple slashes there.

Hm, with that set, zsh -f starts acting like with my .zshrc, ie as if
I only had one slash. Does ls /////<tab> just show stuff in / for you
too? The documentation for squeeze-slashes says it should act like I
typed ls /*/*/*/*/<tab>.

Mikael Magnusson

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