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Re: Avoid LDAP hit during completion


My apology for the late reply.  I was out of town for a few days.

I tried your suggested solution and now it doesn't seem to hit LDAP any more.

Thank you so much.


On Jun 8, 2005, at 2:35 AM, Peter Stephenson wrote:

Chris wong wrote:

Peter, thanks for the xtrace trick.  Here is the partial output. The
completion slow down (or appeared to be frozen) at _all_labels:39,
(boxed up in asterisks below).  Any help would be much appreciated.

OK, so it was userdirs... You can relatively easily stop this happening for most contexts by copying the _users function to somewhere earlier in
your $fpath and commenting out the last line.  You can still have
a list of specific users you want to complete, but it won't query the
system. (If you have permission you can doctor _users in place, of course.)

There are still other places that use userdirs.  One is the _expand
completer.  If you use that you can do a similar trick by commenting
out the complete expression in braces:

{ [[ ( "$word" = \~* && ${#userdirs[(I)${word[2,-1]}*]}+$ {#nameddirs[(I)${word
[2,-1]}*]} -gt 1 ) ||
       ( "$word" = *\$[a-zA-Z0-9_]## &&
         ${#parameters[(I)${word##*\$}*]} -ne 1 ) ]] && continue=1 }

You can decide if you need to worry about _tilde_files.

I can see uses for a feature to override special parameters like
userdirs selectively. Unfortunately the current state of the parameter
code makes implementing this very hairy.

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