[illumos-Developer] Terminfo handling of pg/home/etc keys
Andre van Eyssen
andre at purplecow.org
Tue Oct 19 07:21:12 PDT 2010
On Tue, 19 Oct 2010, DerSaidin wrote:
> Then theres a few which I think most people have some variation of:
> alias l='TERM=xtermc ls -hpl --color --time-style "+%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S"'
> alias la='TERM=xtermc ls -hpa --color'
> alias ls='TERM=xtermc ls -hp --color'
> alias ..='cd ..'
> alias go='gnome-open'
> Yes, these are personal preferences, but it may be worth considering some of
> them as defaults.
One of the catches with aliases as defaults is unless they're really
loudly broadcast, they can bite people when they least expect it.
Aliases beat the PATH, so people will get stuck wondering why things are
broken when they install some nifty tool and it isn't there.
On another note, I'd lean towards these sort of things being a
(and don't even get me started on the guy that used to continually type
"dc" instead of "cd" and aliased it in /etc/profile on a shared host)
Andre van Eyssen.
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