Aliasing rm to rm -i for sudo
ubuntu-ml at tower-net.de
Mon Jun 20 20:52:16 UTC 2005
Markus Kolb wrote on Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 20:23:18 +0200:
> Michael Beattie wrote on Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 11:51:58 -0400:
> > On 6/20/05, Markus Kolb <ubuntu-ml at tower-net.de> wrote:
> > > Matthew S-H wrote on Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 10:24:47 -0400:
> > > > try adding:
> > > > alias "sudo rm"="sudo rm -i"
> > >
> > > That's an invalid alias name. "sudo rm" can't be a command.
> > >
> > you could do
> > alias sudo_rm='sudo rm -i'
And and even more simpler solution which need not work with every shell
but does in bash and ksh:
alias sudo="sudo "
There must be a space behind the sudo in quotes and then the first word
after the alias on input becomes substituted if an alias for this word
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