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From: Lars Ingebrigtsen <>
To: Tassilo Horn <>
Cc: Michael Albinus <>,
Subject: bug#37954: 27.0.50; No Tramp completion if completion-styles doesn't include basic, emacs22, or emacs21
Date: Fri, 20 May 2022 13:00:18 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Tassilo Horn's message of "Mon, 28 Oct 2019 07:27:11 +0100")

Tassilo Horn <> writes:

> With
>   emacs -Q --eval "(setq completion-styles '(partial-completion
>   substring initials flex) completion-category-overrides nil)"
> Tramp file name completion does not work.  E.g., C-x C-f /ssh:<tab> will
> not suggest usernames and hostnames.  Currently, it is mandatory to have
> one of the completion styles basic, emacs22, or emacs21 enabled.
> Stefan Monnier explained why that's currently the way it is and possible
> solutions to the problem in
> For the time being, I'd suggest to adapt the completion styles
> documentation so that it explititly mentions keeping a basic style
> (basic, emacs22, or emacs21) in completion-styles.

(I'm going through old bug reports that unfortunately weren't resolved
at the time.)

Adding that to the doc string of `completion-styles' sounds OK to me,
but perhaps Michael has some comments about why/whether this is
necessary; added to the CCs.

(domestic pets only, the antidote for overdose, milk.)
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  reply	other threads:[~2022-05-20 11:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-28  6:27 Tassilo Horn
2022-05-20 11:00 ` Lars Ingebrigtsen [this message]
2022-05-20 13:54   ` Michael Albinus
2022-05-21 12:47     ` Lars Ingebrigtsen

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