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Re: Completion for cd


* Thorsten Kampe wrote (2004-03-28 14:03):
>* Thorsten Haude (2004-03-28 12:42 +0100)
>> one of the last upgrades of Zsh in Debian Sarge changed the way
>> directory names for cd are completed. With the current set of
>> functions, user's home directories are completed, which is a nuisance.
>> I think I have found the file to change:
>> /usr/share/zsh/4.1.1/functions/Completion/Zsh/_cd
>> Now, there are some problems:
>> 1. I don't understand enough of the code to reliably remove user's
>> home directories from completion. I could fall back to an older
>> version of the file, but would loose completion of cdable vars.
>> The code in question is probably this part:
>> [...]
>> How to rip out home dir completion without affecting cdable vars?
>Just don't "rip out" and modify the completion code. zsh isn't bash - 
>use the possibility to modify the way zsh completes.

Well, that's what I wanted to do. In this case, I wanted to rip out
home completion since I don't need it.

>Have a look at the users' guide for "tag-order"...

Have done, but I couldn't make head or tails from it. What would I
have to do to remove home completion?

I fear that Digital Rights Management today is Political Rights Management
tomorrow. That embedding these kinds of technological controls into the very
architecture of computing has the capacity to become a form of political
control in the not so distant future.
    -  John Perry Barlow

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