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Re: Possible Bug in BASH


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Possible Bug in BASH
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 15:53:53 +0100
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Matthew Strax-Haber <address@hidden> writes:

> Perhaps it is not a bug, but if it is not then the documentation is 
> inconsistent with the behavior.

There is no inconsistency.  In the first example you define a function
with the name `clear', in the second example you define a function with
the name `c'.  Surely they behave differently.  Alias substitution is a
pure textual substution that changes the text to be parsed.

Andreas.

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