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Re: tramp (2.2.3-pre); Filename completion in shell and eshell fail on r

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: tramp (2.2.3-pre); Filename completion in shell and eshell fail on remote hosts
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 17:51:15 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Selah Ben-Haim <address@hidden> writes:

> I pulled the new version from CVS, but the problem remains. I do have
> some more info.

It's a pity. Anyway, you have forced me to find the other bug :-)

> If I'm in my home directory, /home/selah, on a remote server and I hit
> TAB to complete "bin", completion works, but I get the following
> error:
> Error: (file-error "Opening directory" "no such file or directory"
> "/")
> There's a cleaned up backtrace below, though it's a bit messy.

I'll have a look on it.

> Also, if I attempt to TAB complete the filesystem root by typing "cd
> /" and TAB, it attempts to complete on my local system root. However,
> if I enter "cd /" and hit TAB, completion
> works as expected.
> I suspect this has to do with the recently introduced usage of
> pcomplete's completion-at-point in shell mode. An older version of
> Emacs is using comint-dynamic-complete, and is working properly.
> I also noticed this in pcomplete:
> (defun pcomplete-shell-setup ()
>   "Setup `shell-mode' to use pcomplete."
>   ;; FIXME: insufficient
>   (pcomplete-comint-setup 'comint-dynamic-complete-functions))

This is not Tramp related. Would be great if you could file a bug report
towards Emacs via "M-x report-emacs-bug".

What's the situation with eshell?

> Hope that helps,
> Selah

Best regards, Michael.

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