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A subtle fix for hard-to-diagnose installer hangs
Authored by: gidds on Jul 25, '05 04:39:21PM
Well, yes, but...

Environment variables are inherited by subshells (which is why .login, or .zlogin, is a good place for them). Aliases aren't. So any time your login shell happens to launch a subshell (e.g. when you shell out from vi or ftp or whatever), your aliases aren't available.

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