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Re: strange alias effects
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- From: Andy Spiegl <Andy@xxxxxxxxx>
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- Subject: Re: strange alias effects
- Date: Mon, 29 May 2000 15:47:23 +0200
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Andrej and Sven,
> I doubt that this worked before. Maybe you just didn't use it for some
> time and changed your file in the meantime? Adding that `if', for
Oops, you are so right. I downgraded and found that zsh-3.1.6-dev-21 trips
over the same thing. Sorry about this misinformation!
And in fact, I moved the look statement into the if-then-else construct
lately. I guess I haven't use it then for a while and happened to notice
that it doesn't work anymore after my zsh-upgrade. Stupid coincidence. :-(
> It was always the case that syntactical constructs like if/the/else
> and loops were parsed completely. So if you do:
> the whole thing is parsed at once. When it is executed, the alias is
> defined, but in this case the functions are already parsed, too.
> It isn't special to zsh, either. All shells (have to) behave this way.
Oohhh! This is not very self-evident. Maybe that should go into the FAQ?
I split the if-clause in two and now it works. Thank you!
> P.S.: [[..]] is faster than [..].
Thanks and sorry again!
E-Mail: Andy@xxxxxxxxx URL: http://andy.spiegl.de
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