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# 1  
Old 10-23-2009
execution of aliases from shell script

Hi
I have to execute the commands in .aliases file from a shell script
I tried
1.giving the alias directly in shell script
2.Giving the actually "value of alias" in the shell script
3. I tried giving both steps 1 and 2 inside ` quotes

Still nothing is working . It says command not found
Any help will be great

Thanks in advance
Suresh
# 2  
Old 10-23-2009
sounds like you aren't loading your profile in the shell env used by the script. depending on which shell you use, the command could be

Code:
. path/to/.profile

or
Code:
source path/to/.cshrc

if you put the correct version of this at the top of your shell script, the shell the script uses should then have awareness of profile settings you're expecting.
# 3  
Old 10-23-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by ssuresh1999
Hi
I have to execute the commands in .aliases file from a shell script
I tried
1.giving the alias directly in shell script
2.Giving the actually "value of alias" in the shell script
3. I tried giving both steps 1 and 2 inside ` quotes

Still nothing is working . It says command not found

Aliases are not expanded in scripts. Use functions instead.
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Old 10-26-2009
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