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Re: using pcomplete for comint.el/shell.el

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: using pcomplete for comint.el/shell.el
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 15:21:07 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.090005 (Oort Gnus v0.05) Emacs/21.1 (i386-debian-linux-gnu)

>>>>> On Mon Feb 18, Colin writes:

> Well, it turns out that we can't really take the approach of
> creating a proxy function for pcomplete in shell.el, because
> pcomplete looks at last-command to determine its behavior.

If necessary, pcomplete could be changed to use a configurable list of
function symbols that it should test against, in order to determine
whether cycling should apply when the next TAB is hit...

> So, is there any objection to just loading pcomplete with shell.el?

Your patch does not call `pcomplete-shell-setup'.


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