matthias at winterdrache.de
Sat Dec 1 15:26:29 PST 2001
On 2 Dec 2001, at 0:18, Stefano wrote:
> On Saturday 01 December 2001 22:45, you wrote:
> > On 1 Dec 2001, at 23:18, Stefano wrote:
> > > On Saturday 01 December 2001 22:00, you wrote:
> > > > It's a shell builtin in GNU bash.
> > >
> > > Well, it means that something went wrong when i installed bash?
> > > should i reinstall it?
> > > Stefano
> > Try the command
> > builtin alias testalias='ls -la'
> > What message do you get?
> > If you get nothing, try to issue the command
> > testalias
> > and see what you get.
> Builtin alias='ls -la' gives me nothing,
> testalias gives me my directory's files list
This means that the alias command in your bash is working. What message do
you get if you type
alias anothertestalias='ls -la'
(i.e. try it without the "builtin" at the beginning) and then
If you get the same, the everything is fine. I missed the beginning of
this thread. Why do you think your alias command is broken? Did you try to
use aliases in a script? That doesn't work.
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