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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 16:33:40 -0500
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On 1/11/16 11:08 AM, Reuti wrote:

>> Yes.  The output is intended to show how a name would be resolved if used
>> as a command.  The order is
>>      alias
>>      reserved word
>>      function
>>      builtin
>>      command hash table
>>      PATH search
> Great. May I suggest to add this table to the man page? In section "COMMAND 
> EXECUTION" it's already explained in the text, but such a table would be 
> handy.

Because only functions and following are relevant to that section.

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