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Re: 'whence' question

On 11/11/2014 11:33 AM, Bart Schaefer wrote:

I'm not sure what you're hollering about.

Ah. Not hollering, just distinguishing comment from output. I composed that outside of
Searching all forms has
nothing to do with whether the search is for a literal string (which
is the default) or for a pattern (which requires the -m option to be
explicitly stated).  "All command forms" means aliases, reserved
words, and functions, and your example found those aliases.
All answered in last post Bart, thanks.

Well, no, they don't become files, the become whatever is on the
right-hand-side of the alias.
Of course. I just meant that one could easily get confused.
It's not the fault of "whence" that you don't find this to be as
useful as the -v output.
Sure, I mentioned that myself, it isn't broken, if one wants clarity, use '-v'. That's just a vague 'editorial' sort of remark, that perhaps the default behavior might have been the more explicit output. It's subjective. I guess that culturally, zsh builds power up from components rather than trying to be fancy by default.
That's cool.

All issues answered, as usual.  Sorry again for being dense.

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