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bug#9554: 24.0.50; shell-mode completion broken

From: Glenn Morris
Subject: bug#9554: 24.0.50; shell-mode completion broken
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2011 22:45:29 -0400
User-agent: Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)

>>> 1) Create two files with `touch foo bar'. Then type `rm foo b' and try
>>>    to complete 'bar'.
>> That was reported a few weeks ago by Kenichi Handa, and I happen to fix
>> it just a few minutes ago.
>>> 2) Try to scp a local file (e.g. `scp /<TAB>'). pcomplete insists on
>>>    completing host names, not file names.

This is http://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=9377

> 3) Open a buffer dedicated to a remote host, for example "C-x f
>    /scp:host:". Start `shell', it runs on the remote host. Goto a
>    directory which does exist on the remote host, but not on the local
>    one, for example "cd /sh <TAB>". It does not expand to "/share" as
>    expected, instead it tries to complete the filename on the local host.

This is http://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=9616

Since it is better to have bug reports that focus on individual issues,
and since each issue in this report is the subject of another report, I
don't think this report needs to stay open. (The general issue of
"should shell use pcomplete by default" seems more like an emacs-devel

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