[CentOS] Where is the file that sets aliases?

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Sat Nov 8 19:43:12 UTC 2008


On Saturday 08 November 2008 19:00:12 MHR wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 8, 2008 at 10:57 AM, Anne Wilson <cannewilson at googlemail.com> 
wrote:
> > I was having a problem in a shell script that turned out to be cp being
> > aliased to 'cp -i'.  Not a showstopper, once you realise it, but it did
> > beg the question as to where this file is.  I was told to look in
> > /etc/profile.d, but that doesn't seem to be the case on my CentOS box.  I
> > can list aliases, so I know the file exists, but where?
>
> Try /etc/profile.
>
That doesn't appear to define cp, l, ll, ls, mv, rm or which, all of which are 
listed by the command 'alias'.

Anne
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