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Re: PATCH: Re: Bugs thrown up by _perforce

Oliver Kiddle wrote:
> On 25 Feb, Peter wrote:
> > > [_next_tags always inserts an unambiguous completion]
> > >
> This patch is my fix for the first of the problems. From my own usage,
> I'm happy that this is definitely better. If anyone really does want
> _next_tags to insert unambiguous matches, it would be easy to make it
> check the insert-unambiguous style.

The current change seems perfectly reasonable.

I finally got around to testing the other fix; it seems to do what I
want now, thanks (at least in _perforce, which is quite a serious test).
This notes the fact in the _perforce comments.

Index: Completion/Unix/Command/_perforce
RCS file: /cvsroot/zsh/zsh/Completion/Unix/Command/_perforce,v
retrieving revision 1.3
diff -u -r1.3 _perforce
--- Completion/Unix/Command/_perforce	23 Feb 2003 16:06:06 -0000	1.3
+++ Completion/Unix/Command/_perforce	12 Mar 2003 11:45:44 -0000
@@ -63,10 +63,13 @@
 # typing @ or # removes the space which was automatically added.
 # The context used has `at-suffix' or `hash-suffix' in the position
 # before the tag to indicate suffix completion (as always, ^Xh will
-# show you all possible contexts).  This should make it possible
+# show you all possible contexts).  This makes it possible
 # to select changes, dates, labels and clients using the tag-order
-# style, but unfortunately there is a bug which stops any tags afer
-# the first group from being displayed.
+# style.  For example,
+#    zstyle ':completion:*:p4-*:at-suffix:*' tag-order changes '*'
+# will force all completion after `@' to show changes first.  Executing
+# _next_tags (usually ^x^n) will cycle between that and the remaining
+# tags (dates, labels, clients).
 # A # is automatically quoted when handled in this way; if the file is
 # typed by hand or the completion didn't finish (e.g. you typed a character

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