2

I have an alias pwd

How can I create another alias that is a synonym for it?

For example I have

alias cd1='cd ~/dir1'

I want a second alias cd01 that points to the same place but I don't want to also have:
alias cd01='cd ~/dir1'
in case /dir1 changes

2 Answers 2

3

It works in both bash and zsh.

$ alias cd1='cd /'
$ alias cd01=cd1
$ cd01; pwd
/
# now, to change cd1
$ alias cd1='cd /etc'
$ cd01; pwd
/etc
1

It should works. On my systems, I have:

alias ls='ls -F'
alias ll='ls -l'

That means ll is alias to ls -F -l. Have you tried your scenario out?

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .