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Re: Ignoring current directory with auto_cd

I am sorry, Bart. I realize now that my question was very badly worded.
I'll see if I can explain what I meant with an example:

Suppose I stand in a directory called "src". Since I have "zstyle
':completion:*:cd:*' ignore-parents parent pwd" set, if I type "cd
../s<tab>", I will not be offered "src" as a completion, since it gets
excluded by the zstyle setting.

However, if I only type "../s<tab>" (at the beginning of the command line),
"src" will be one of the alternatives offered by completion. I realize this
is because the completion system cannot know that it should exclude the
current directory.

So my question was: can I use something similar to the zstyle for cd
completion to always exclude the current directory in such a situation?

On Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 7:23 PM, Bart Schaefer <schaefer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> On Sep 12,  2:32pm, Jesper Nygards wrote:
> }
> } Is there a way to make auto_cd also ignore the current directory, in the
> } same way cd does with this zstyle set? I tried this without success:
> }
> } zstyle ':completion::complete:-command-::' ignore-parents parent pwd
> Styles of this sort only apply to completion (as might be obvious from
> the word "completion" in the context) and only because there is a layer
> of user-defined functions implementing most of the completion system.
> There are no built-in shell operations that use zstyles values directly.
> This might mostly do what you want:
>     autoload -Uz add-zsh-hook
>     no-local-autocd() {
>       set -- "${(z)2}"
>       [[ $1 = */* ]] || unsetopt autocd
>     }
>     reset-autocd {
>       setopt autocd
>     }
>     add-zsh-hook preexec no-local-autocd
>     add-zsh-hook precmd reset-autocd
> I say "mostly" because if you do something like
>     % echo foo ; /usr/bin
> the autocd to /usr/bin won't happen because "echo" caused the option to
> be turned off.
> You can do a similar thing by overloading the accept-line ZLE widget, or
> in more detail by using a DEBUG trap with the DEBUG_BEFORE_CMD option set,
> but either of those has its own problems.

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