Problem with aliases in bash as login shell

Greg Chicares
Fri Nov 21 23:03:00 GMT 2008

On 2008-11-21 15:24Z, Ryan Stewart wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 9:13 AM, Christopher Faylor
> <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@XXXXXX.XXX> wrote:

>> google is not the final authority.  "info bash" or "man bash" would give
>> you this info much more directly.
> A nearly 4900 line man page is not exactly "direct". That was the
> first place I looked. It was also the last place I looked, but even
> knowing more or less what I was looking for, I couldn't find it. Can
> you point me to a line number in the man page?

Copy and paste the following two lines separately,
hitting Enter after each one, to search for a literal
period surrounded by spaces in the manpage:

man bash
/ \.[ ]

Hit 'n' ['N'] to move to the next [previous] occurrence.

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