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Re: [vox-tech] persistant aliases under bash?



On Tue 27 Mar 01, 11:22 AM, Micah Cowan said: 
> On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 10:16:35AM -0800, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > i think the answer is no, but i'll ask anyway.
> > 
> > is there a way to export bash aliases, like we do with bash variables, so
> > that the aliases are available to subsequent subshells?
> > 
> > p
> > 
> > -- 
> > "Coffee... I've conquered the Borg on coffee!"               p@dirac.org
> >        -- Kathryn Janeway on the virtues of coffee           www.dirac.org/p
> 
> I'm not sure what you mean - isn't that the /default/ behavior?
 
not at all!   put an alias into /etc/profile.  source the file.

now start X.

is your alias available to you in an xterm?  (answer is no).
give it a try!

> Because if it wasn't, wouldn't aliases you specify in .bashrc
> disappear, just like unexported variables in your .bashrc would?

yup!  :)

pete

-- 
"Coffee... I've conquered the Borg on coffee!"               p@dirac.org
       -- Kathryn Janeway on the virtues of coffee           www.dirac.org/p


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