auto removing aliases in csh?

auto removing aliases in csh?

Post by Vincent Tag » Tue, 08 Nov 1994 08:30:04

I'm trying to write a shell script that will automatically unalias all of my
aliases in csh. this is what I have so far:

#!/bin/csh -f

# rm-aliases
set done=0
while ($done == 0)
  set alias=(`line`)
  if ($status) then
    set done=1
  if ($#alias > 0) then
    echo $alias[1]

and then at the prompt:
alias | rm-aliases | xargs -n1 -t unalias

the -t option echos whatever commands xargs executes and as such, echoes
unalias <alias> but my aliases are still there. I also tried (alias|rm-aliases)
but that didn't work either. can someone help me out here?


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