[ESS] emacs 24 "woe": file name completion does not work for me
spinuvit at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 18:11:37 CET 2012
>> Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch>
>> on Thu, 15 Nov 2012 17:56:59 +0100 wrote:
> As I mentioned (visible below),
> comint-dynamic-complete is now an *alias* for `completion-at-point'
> but completion-at-point does by default *not* include filename
> completion which was originally one of *the* important
> completion types in comint.
> For this reason, I think "they" should have considered either
> adding the comint-filename-completion to the
> completion-at-point-functions by default, *or* then it's not
> valid to make comint-dynamic-complete an alias.
> Rather comint-dynamic-complete should then temporarily /
> locally add the ..-filename-completion to the completion
> functions and then call completion-at-point.
> Hence, it would no longer be an alias for but a wrapper around
(completion-at-point) is a general mechanism. In comint buffers the
file-name-completion still works because it calls
comint-completion-at-point which is essentially the old
I guess there are modes where file completion does not make much
sense. Otherwise it would make sense to add it globally. I will ask.
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