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Re: alias for commands broken in bash 2.05.0

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: alias for commands broken in bash 2.05.0
Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2001 06:12:23 -0400

> The two-line script below prints "abc: command not found"
> instead of the current directory on bash-2.05.0.
> I built bash from source under RedHat 7.1 (with RedHat's gcc)
> and SCO ODT 2.0 (with gcc-
> It also happens with the bash-2.04.21 distributed by RedHat.
>   alias abc=pwd
>   abc

This is from the bash man page:

Aliases are not expanded when the shell is not interactive, unless
the expand_aliases shell option is set using shopt (see the description
of shopt under SHELL BUILTIN COMMANDS below).

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet)

Chet Ramey, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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