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Re: Aliases fail in command substitution in noninteractive mode.


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: Aliases fail in command substitution in noninteractive mode.
Date: Sun, 04 Jun 2006 23:45:56 -0400
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address@hidden wrote:
>       Aliases don't work correctly in command substitution when in 
>       noninteractive mode. They do work when in interactive mode.

man bash, under "ALIASES":
       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).


paul




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