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Re: Tramp completion doesn't work like ange-ftp

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: Tramp completion doesn't work like ange-ftp
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2007 15:49:38 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1008 (Gnus v5.10.8) Emacs/21.3 (hpux)

Matthew Donaldson <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Michael,

Hi Matthew,

> This wouldn't work until you had first loaded a file from
> address@hidden, so I think ange-ftp was being clever, and completing
> the path based on what ange-ftp buffers you had open at the moment.
> This worked nicely for me. Hostname completion doesn't help me much
> because then I have to put in the full path again and so on.  I can't
> seem to get tramp to blindly complete the ange-ftp path name the way
> ange-ftp used to do, based on the loaded buffers.

I cannot follow your scenario. I have done the following:

# emacs -Q
M-: (setq tramp-default-method "ftp") <RET>
C-x C-f /address@hidden:/ <TAB> password <TAB> <TAB>

and then I've got the file name completion window as expected. What's
wrong with this?

> Cheers
>                 -Matthew

Best regards, Michael.

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