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Re: [Emacs-diffs] /srv/bzr/emacs/trunk r108646: * minibuffer.el(read-fil

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] /srv/bzr/emacs/trunk r108646: * minibuffer.el(read-file-name-default): Bind `non-essential' to `t'.
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 21:03:19 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> C-x C-f /foobar.baztoto.com:
>>                            ^ no problem so far              
>>                             <TAB>
>>                             ^ nothing happens
>>                             / 
>>                             ^ I get an error:
>> Error in post-command-hook (#[nil \300\301!\207 [run-hooks
>> icomplete-post-command-hook] 2]): (error "Command attempted to use
>> minibuffer while in minibuffer")
>> But that's another story. Problem in icomplete?
> That "Command attempted to use minibuffer while in minibuffer" is
> because icomplete triggered a Tramp connection which tried to use
> the minibuffer to get a password.
> So if you add (setq enable-recursive-minibuffers t) to the above recipe
> you can reproduce the problem.
> I don't think Tramp should attempt a connection in that case since
> (according to M-x trace-function RET icomplete-completions) the password
> prompt happens during the call to icomplete-completions which binds
> non-essential to t.

Seems that `ange-ftp-get-passwd' should also care `non-essential'. I'll
work on it, tomorrow. A first attempt with a trivial patch did not
succeed :-(

>         Stefan

Best regards, Michael.

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