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Re: [Help-bash] Writing custom builtins

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] Writing custom builtins
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:43:19 -0500
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On 1/16/18 10:29 AM, Samadi van Koten wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm in the process of trying to write some builtins for Bash. I've
> installed the bash-builtins Debian package and used its headers to write a
> few simple tests, but my latest experiment is proving rather more
> difficult: I'd like to write a builtin that runs other bash commands, which
> could be builtins, functions or executables.

The easiest path to where you want to go is parse_and_execute().

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden

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