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Re: alias expansion with functions in non-interactive mode


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: alias expansion with functions in non-interactive mode
Date: Sat, 31 May 2008 09:28:01 +0200
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Marco <address@hidden> writes:

>    : cat test.sh
>    #!/bin/bash
>    function foo
>    {
>        shopt -s expand_aliases
>        alias ls='ls -l'
>        ls /
>    }

>From the manual:
   Aliases are expanded when a function definition is read, not when the
   function is executed, because a function definition is itself a
   compound command.

Andreas.

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