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Re: Preventing sorting in completers

Bart Schaefer wrote:
> I think what you've done will change the behavior of _expand in those
> cases where the internal sort done by the completion system does not
> agree with the sort performed by ${(o)exp}.  Depending on the context
> used to set the style, of course.

I assumed that (o) was equivalent to what the completion system did.

> I'm not sure what the other ramifications of the zstyle context may be;
> _expand uses
>     zstyle -s ":completion:${curcontext}:" sort sort
> whereas with the patch _description uses
>     zstyle -s ":completion:${curcontext}:$1" sort sort

Well, the only ways I can see of completely removing problems like this
are to pass down an additional argument into _description and _wanted to
stop it using the style, or use a different style.

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
CSR Ltd., Science Park, Milton Road,
Cambridge, CB4 0WH, UK                          Tel: +44 (0)1223 692070

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