Re: bash function output in vim function
- On Mon, Feb 27, 2012, at 11:23 PM, Gary Johnson wrote:
> On 2012-02-27, sinbad wrote:Hope this helped Sinbad, but even if it didn't it helped me.
> > hi,
> > here is what i want. i have a function in bash, based on some
> > criteria it emits a list of files, i want these list of files to be
> > used in vim's quickfix list. how can this be done. i tried like
> > this. The bash function is aliased to bashfunc, but the alias
> > is not available in vim's system() cmd, so i wrote a bash
> > script, which inturn source's the bashrc for the alias, and
> > calls the aliased cmd, when i call this script from vim's system()
> > it still doesn't work, am i missing something here.
> The bash(1) man page, in the ALIASES section, says:
> Aliases are not expanded when the shell is not interactive,
> unless the expand_aliases shell option is set using shopt (see
> the description of shopt under SHELL BUILTIN COMMANDS below).
> When executing your script, the shell is not interactive. So
> somewhere in your script, you need to put this command:
> shopt -s expand_aliases
> That will solve your alias expansion problem. Whether that is the
> best solution to your overall problem, whatever it is, I don't know.
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