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Re: Packaging shell functions

On Thu, Oct 09, 2008 at 03:04:28PM +0200, Michael Welle wrote:
> vared [1] lets you edit environment variables an a fancy way and than
> it sets their new value in your current shell session. The shell
> functions/aliases are a crude way to work around some limitations
> (environment variables can only be propagated downwards the process
> tree). With this setup I see no way to build a wrapper, in other
> words, the shell functions/aliases are allready a wrapper ;).

Or you could switch to zsh, which already has vared implemented in a
non-hacky way.


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