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Re: eval bash command at eshell


From: Xi Shen
Subject: Re: eval bash command at eshell
Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2016 13:14:24 +0000

Hi Eli,

I tried it, but I got

eval: external command not found

But I think "eval" is a built-in command, right? It seems eshell try to
execute it as a external command.


On Wed, Oct 5, 2016 at 6:30 PM Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

> > From: Xi Shen <address@hidden>
> > Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2016 02:52:55 +0000
> >
> > When I am working in eshell, the "eval" at the command refers to the eval
> > function in elisp...how can I get the bash "eval" working in the eshell
> > environment?
>
> According to the Eshell manual (hint, hint), *eval should do that,
> i.e. prepend an asterisk to a command to invoke the external command.
>
> --


Thanks,
David S.


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