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Re: Disable special-dirs for cdpath

On 9 October 2011 19:40, Peter Stephenson <p.w.stephenson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, 8 Oct 2011 12:58:26 +0200
> Mikael Magnusson <mikachu@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Any other ideas? Is the "real" tag already accessible here in some
>> other parameter?
> You'd have thought so, wouldn't you?  The completion code is looping
> over the tags, it ought to be easy to work out what tag you've got and
> use it (or, if it isn't, that you haven't got a tag, so you use a
> default one, in this case paths).
> However, this quickly turns into "I'm sorry I even thought about
> looking" territory.  Buried under the tag handling completion functions,
> which are documented but only tell you how the looping works, are the
> builtins comptags and comptry within the famously undocumented source
> code of zsh/computil, and the published API documentation reads, in
> full,
>       comptags
>       comptry
>              These implement the internals of the tags mechanism.
> So this looks like another of those things that will have to become
> someone's life's passion to investigate, document, and render
> maintainable.

Ah, thanks for looking, and sorry for making you :). I'll just keep my
silly hack for now.

Mikael Magnusson

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