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Re: expand_aliases should be on for interactive shells

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: expand_aliases should be on for interactive shells
Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 08:15:00 -0400
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Joseph Michaud wrote:
> Configuration Information [Automatically generated, do not change]:
> Machine: i686
> OS: cygwin
> Compiler: gcc
> Compilation CFLAGS:  -DPROGRAM='bash.exe' -DCONF_HOSTTYPE='i686'
> -DCONF_OSTYPE='cygwin' -DCONF_MACHTYPE='i686-pc-cygwin'
> -DCONF_VENDOR='pc' -DLOCALEDIR='/usr/share/locale' -DPACKAGE='bash'
> -I/home/eblake/bash-3.2.17-15/src/bash-3.2
> -I/home/eblake/bash-3.2.17-15/src/bash-3.2/include
> -I/home/eblake/bash-3.2.17-15/src/bash-3.2/lib   -O2 -pipe
> uname output: CYGWIN_NT-5.2-WOW64 HeadNode 1.5.24(0.156/4/2) 2007-01-31
> 10:57 i686 Cygwin
> Machine Type: i686-pc-cygwin
> Bash Version: 3.2
> Patch Level: 17
> Release Status: release
> Description:
>         Despite man page description and assurance some years ago that
>     it would be fixed
>     (http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bash/2000-11/msg00092.html),
>     it appears that the bash shell option "expand_aliases" is not
>     properly set for interactive shells.

Correct.  It was fixed, then dropped again.  I've restored it.

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

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