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System command aliases.
- Fernando Perez
- Brian Granger
Alias(shell, name, cmd)¶
Callable object storing the details of one alias.
Instances are registered as magic functions to allow use of aliases.
__init__(shell, name, cmd)¶
Validate the alias, and return the number of arguments.
Define a new alias after validating it.
This will raise an
AliasErrorif there are validation problems.
Return an alias, or None if no alias by that name exists.
Return whether or not a given name has been defined as an alias
Retrieve the command to which an alias expands.
Define an alias, but don’t raise on an AliasError.