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Re: Shell aliases as shell-commands


From: David Combs
Subject: Re: Shell aliases as shell-commands
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 15:14:20 +0000 (UTC)

In article <address@hidden>,
Sebastian Tennant  <address@hidden> wrote:
>Quoth Michael Heerdegen <address@hidden>:
>> It is possible to use your aliases [and functions] with M-x
>> shell-command, I do it all the time. Do the following:
>>
>>   * in you bash config (.bashrc): shopt -s -q expand_aliases
>>     This makes bash aliases work in non-interactive bashs.
>>
>>   * In your emacs config (.emacs): (setenv "BASH_ENV" "~/.bashrc")
>>     This tells emacs that non-interactive bash subprocesses should
>>     load .bashrc.
>
>Damn that's a good tip.  Guess I should tell the folks over at
>emacs.sources...  there was me thinking I'd written something useful!
>
>Sebastian

And suppose you use, say, tcsh.  

  How to get (at least) dired "!" to use tcsh, read its aliasaes, etc?

Thanks,

David




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