[PLUG] New desktop: issue with 'find'

Johnathan Mantey manteyjg at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 12:34:33 PDT 2018


BASH provides *command* as an override to specifically bypass redirects
such as an alias.  If you don't know *find* is really */usr/bin/find* you
can use *command* to tell BASH you don't want it to consider aliases.

On Thu, Oct 4, 2018 at 12:31 PM wes <plug at the-wes.com> wrote:

> I'm not sure what *command does (aside from employing Buzz Lightyear), one
> can skip alias checking by using a backslash as the first character. ie:
>
> \find / -name stripes.png
>
> -wes
>
> On Thu, Oct 4, 2018 at 12:26 PM Johnathan Mantey <manteyjg at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Perhaps you have an alias or some such in the way?
> >
> > Try *command find ~ -name .bashrc*
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Oct 4, 2018 at 11:52 AM Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > On Thu, 4 Oct 2018, David wrote:
> > >
> > > > Try this:
> > > >
> > > >     find / -name 'stripes.png'
> > >
> > > > Not sure it will do anything different,
> > >
> > > David,
> > >
> > >    Nope. No difference. and it's a forward slash for searches starting
> > at /
> > > and a dot if starting at the pwd.
> > >
> > > >     echo $SHELL
> > > >     `echo $SHELL` --version
> > >
> > >    Same distribution version so same bash version.
> > >
> > > Thanks for the thought,
> > >
> > > Rich
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