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Re: Is it time to create more subdirs in lisp/?

From: Kan-Ru Chen
Subject: Re: Is it time to create more subdirs in lisp/?
Date: Sun, 04 Sep 2011 23:30:27 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

chad <address@hidden> writes:

> On Sep 2, 2011, at 6:01 AM, Stefan Monnier wrote:
>> […] OTOH it would also be good for Emacs to be able to better
>> handle such deep hierarchies.
>> Currently, the file-selector offers the possibility to type "~/e/e/e
>> TAB" or even "~/eee TAB" to mean "~/etc/emacs/emacs.el", but it'd be
>> good to be able to go further (maybe not as default, but via some new
>> completion-style).
> zsh has a completion system like this with pretty nice feature set and
> a fair bit of real-world experience, if anyone is looking for a model.
>> E.g. to allow "**/fo TAB" to complete to some file starting with "fo" in
>> some subdirectory.  Or maybe even to let "a/fo TAB" to complete to
>> a file with prefix "fo" in a subdirectory of a subdirectory with prefix
>> "a" (e.g. "toto/apple/blabla/foo.el").

FYI, eshell has implemented this extended globbing in em-glob.el


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