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Re: enable -n enable in bash

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: enable -n enable in bash
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2003 13:11:59 -0500

> i used enable -n enable command in bash and now i am not able to use 
> builtin "enable".what should i do to enable the builtin "enable". when i 
> used enable enable to make it enable i got error
>  ie:
> bash:-->enable -n enable # disabled the enable command
> bash:-->enable enable # tried to enable it 
> enable: Unable to connect to server: Connection refused #error message

You need to start a new shell.  Once you `enable -n' a builtin, there
is no going back.

You can reconfigure bash with `--enable-disabled-builtins', and rebuild it.
With that binary, you'll be able to use `builtin enable ...' even after
`enable -n enable'.


``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet )
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.tis.cwru.edu/~chet/

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