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Re: aliases v. functions; command extension? (-f & -F)?

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: aliases v. functions; command extension? (-f & -F)?
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2016 10:19:29 -0500
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On 1/9/16 5:06 PM, Piotr Grzybowski wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 9, 2016 at 8:12 PM, Reuti <address@hidden> wrote:
>> AFAICS putting the name in quotes (single or double) will prefer the 
>> function over the alias, but it will fall back to a command if there is no 
>> function.
>> 'P' params
>  if Linda is ok with it, I will not argue, I would prefer an explicit
> way to call what I want.

You already know the invocation order, and there are several ways to alter
it.  The whole reason `command' exists, for instance, is to skip the shell
function part of the command search.

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

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