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Re: Feature request : Tab-completion for 'shell-comand'

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Feature request : Tab-completion for 'shell-comand'
Date: Thu, 06 Mar 2008 11:04:07 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

> Yes, these messages overwrite the minibuffer, but instead of temporarily
> redefining the function `message' as in shell-command.el, it would be
> better to fix comint.el and shell.el to not display completion messages
> when the minibuffer is active.  These files already contain places where
> this check is done this way:

>     (unless (window-minibuffer-p (selected-window))
>       (message "Completing file name..."))

I think that when the minibuffer is active, we should still output
a message, only differently (as does minibuffer-message).  Maybe just
using minibuffer-message (and changing it so it uses plain "message"
when the minibuffer is not active) would do the trick.


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