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Re: PATH: autoload with explicit path

On Fri, 27 Jan 2017 10:40:15 -0800
Sebastian Gniazdowski <psprint2@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Internally via autoload it will be easy to create custom versions of
> multiple functions. For example calendar does:
> autoload -Uz calendar_{add,parse,read,scandate,show,lockfiles}
> With the requested feature

I'm still not clear if your "requested feature" is what I'm talking
about or not, i.e. what you can do already with $funcsourcetrace.

> > It's a bit limiting you can't get that information for any function,
> > since it's alrady available internally in the shfunc structure.  I'd be
> > happy to add an associative array in zsh/parameter parallel to
> > $functions, say $function_sources, that gives the information for all
> > functions.
> Sounds nice, though it's nice that current implementation of the
> absolute-path feature uses pointers to paths to limit memory usage, a
> new parameter would probably spend that.

The new parameter would only look up the internal information when you
refer to it, there's nothing permanent additional to be stored.


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