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Re: compsys issues

DervishD wrote:
>     OK, but that doesn't solve the problem I explained below. And I
> assumed that I must use $PREFIX :? I don't understand why I must
> remove the last path element from PREFIX :?

Sorry, I probably only confused things by mentioning that point. It only
really matters if you use matching control. For example, if you want
case-insensitive matching. If $PREFIX contains `mo', mo* would not match
a file named More while just adding * as matches allows the completion
matching control to decide for itself which files match.

>     That works perfectly, thanks a lot :) The only part I didn't
> understand was the -W flag. I mean, the manual says this flag adds the
> string to the WORDS, and I though that the process was:

-W only controls the way the -f option works. The string is added to the
WORDS purely for the purpose of finding out whether the match refers to
a regular file, a directory or whatever. -W has no effect on what the
list of matches will be. Try removing the -W and -f options from compadd
and use `-S /' instead if you want.

>     But if I understand correctly, the string that follows '-W' is
> added *before* compadd does the matching, am I wrong?

Whether it is before or after makes no difference. The string following
-W has nothing to do with matching.


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