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Re: eval bash command at eshell


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: eval bash command at eshell
Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2016 16:27:19 +0300

> From: Xi Shen <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2016 13:14:24 +0000
> 
> 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.

Yes, I just told you how to disable the automatic preference of Lisp
functions in this case.

As for invoking the shell's built-in: what exactly do you expect that
to do, when you invoke shell's 'eval' from within Eshell?  Eshell is
not a Posix shell.



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