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Re: _history-complete-older problems with $(

On 14 January 2016 at 05:48, Bart Schaefer <schaefer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Jan 13,  5:40pm, Sebastian Gniazdowski wrote:
> Ah.  Another wrinkle I overlooked.  You need to store the original
> values of $PREFIX and $SUFFIX somewhere, e.g.
>     local origPREFIX=$PREFIX origSUFFIX=$SUFFIX
> Then, after "compadd -O found" but before trimming PREFIX and SUFFIX
> off of $found, you need
> This is because compadd will still try to replace the original word
> prefix ("wid") with whatever you pass to that second compadd, so if
> there was an original prefix/suffix you must NOT trim those off.  I
> didn't test my original version with anything other than an empty
> $PREFIX so didn't think of this.
> } The same problem is with "ls" about which I wrote to you earlier. So
> } it seems that the second compadd isn't fully working.
> When _history returns nonzero, your debugging line
>     echo >> /tmp/wfhistory
> is clobbering that with its own zero return, so completion stops even
> if no matches were found.  Move that last "echo" into the block that
> is after "always" (right before "unfunction compadd").

Bart the menucomplete option has something to do with all those
things. I don't have the option set. When I set it it can be observed
how your code helps or harms $(<Tab> and ls<Tab>


Best regards,
Sebastian Gniazdowski

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