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Re: PATCH: (5/3) _git: Make file-completion fallback optional

2011/7/22 Nikolai Weibull <now@xxxxxxxx>:
> 2011/6/30 Frank Terbeck <ft@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>> Jonas asserted that not everyone may like _git to fall back to file name
>> completion for sub-commands it doesn't know. This makes that behaviour
>> configurable. See the comment on top of _git for details.
>> The default is to *use* the fallbacke, since I am convinced that is the
>> least surprising way to do handle these situations. But if you really
>> dislike the fallback, now you can have it your way. With an indicator as
>> to *why* nothing is being completed even.

> I don’t think we should do it this way.  If a user doesn’t want files
> to be completed, they should be disabling it with a zstyle.  I can’t
> figure out how you do that best, but one way seems to be
> zstyle ':completion:*:*:git-mysubcommand:*' file-patterns ''
> That won’t display a message, though.

Does anyone have any better way of dealing with this?

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