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Re: _history-complete-older problems with $(

The same actions but without menucomplete. I'm sorry for quite of a
flood, I understand that not all people read the list by threads,
sorry, I will group my thoughts next time.


Best regards,
Sebastian Gniazdowski

On 14 January 2016 at 12:37, Sebastian Gniazdowski
<sgniazdowski@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Better movie, I tried Tab multiple times with "ls" with no space after
> it. I test "ls" and "$(" with and without spaces after them.
> https://asciinema.org/a/bhslks3h04x328c72az3ugawz
> Best regards,
> Sebastian
> On 14 January 2016 at 12:30, Sebastian Gniazdowski
> <sgniazdowski@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 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 $found, you need
>>>     PREFIX=${PREFIX#$origPREFIX}
>>>     SUFFIX=${SUFFIX%$origSUFFIX}
>>> 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>
>> https://asciinema.org/a/1qyjrg38s411m8rbsvmtnfwgl
>> Best regards,
>> Sebastian Gniazdowski

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