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the very first alias
Authored by: theRegent on Jul 07, '02 11:24:34PM

If you're going to be editing your aliases often (or, as in my case, if you just don't want to have to remember how to get to it in order to edit it later when you discover other uses for it) you can create an alias to the aliases list.

By naming it something mind-boggling obvious you should avoid any conflicts with more commonly used aliases or any element of your shell or running programs, such as:

alias editthataliaslistingthatishiddendeepinthesystem ' pico ~/Library/init/etc....

This is obviously hyperbole, but my point is that this alias doesn't have to be short and doesn't have to be easy to remember instantly... it needs to be very, very easily remembered. Ideally, you won't need it very often.



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