Chris F.A. Johnson
cfajohnson at gmail.com
Sat Nov 19 07:04:51 CET 2005
On 2005-11-19, Chris F.A. Johnson wrote:
> On 2005-11-18, Belebele wrote:
>>>From an interactive python shell, I execute the following:
>> import os
>> for line in os.popen('alias').readlines():
>> print line
>> No aliases are printed.
>> I started python from an bash environment that had many aliases
>> defined. I expected to see the list of aliases from within the
>> interactive python shell.
> Since bash does not export aliases, they cannot be seen by a child
>> What could I do to see those aliases defined in the shell from where
>> I started python?
> Store them in a file before calling python, and read that file.
Or redefine them as functions and use:
for line in os.popen('typeset -f').readlines():
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