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bug#6830: widget-complete bad completions in :type 'file

From: Chong Yidong
Subject: bug#6830: widget-complete bad completions in :type 'file
Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2012 11:07:44 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.94 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> What do you get on GNU/Linux for the values of `field',
> `before_field', and `after_field'?

This is from doing M-x customize-variable RET abbrev-file-name RET, and
doing C-M-i after the end of the file name in the editable field:

(gdb) pp after_field
(gdb) pp before_field
(gdb) pp field

>> FWIW, increasing the priority of the `completion' overlay does not cause
>> widget file name completion to fail on GNU/Linux.  Could you try on
>> Windows?
> Give me a patch to try, and I will.

=== modified file 'lisp/minibuffer.el'
*** lisp/minibuffer.el  2012-02-23 15:41:12 +0000
--- lisp/minibuffer.el  2012-03-05 03:04:20 +0000
*** 1483,1488 ****
--- 1483,1489 ----
            (minibuffer-completion-predicate predicate)
            (ol (make-overlay start end nil nil t)))
        (overlay-put ol 'field 'completion)
+       (overlay-put ol 'priority 5)
        (when completion-in-region-mode-predicate
          (completion-in-region-mode 1)
          (setq completion-in-region--data

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