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Re: 1.5.21: problem with source command in bash
- From: Eric Blake <ebb9 at byu dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com, Patrick dot Ring at ngc dot com
- Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2006 20:42:34 -0600
- Subject: Re: 1.5.21: problem with source command in bash
- References: <52B67E1F32707847B44B4B7B1238E36303CDFEC0@xmbv3801>
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According to Ring, Patrick on 10/4/2006 3:07 PM:
> I am having a problem with the "source" command in bash (3.1-9).
> When I try to source a file with aliases in it, the aliases get garbled
> so that they don't work. When I type "alias" on the command line, I can
> see that it is incorrect. Other commands also do not work, usually
> giving an error like "command not found".
> Put the line
> alias ls='ls -F'
> in a file called trysrc. Inside bash, cd to the directory and type
> source trysrc
Then type 'd2u trysrc' and try again. I suspect line endings here; read
the release announcement.
Life is short - so eat dessert first!
Eric Blake firstname.lastname@example.org
volunteer cygwin bash maintainer
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