Manual Reference Pages - CHECKALIAS (1)
checkalias - check to see if an alias is defined.
Bug Reports To
checkalias alias, alias, ...
Checkalias checks the user file first, and then the system alias file
to try to find the specified alias or aliases. If found,
the value of the alias is printed out, otherwise an error
Note: this is in fact a one-line shell script;
elm -c $*
Elm Development Group
elm(1L), elmalias(1L), newalias(1L), mail(1), mailx(1)
Note that the precedence of aliases is user file then system
file. This means that a user can overload an alias by having
one defined in the system file also defined in theirs. This
shouldnt turn out to be a problem, but is something for
the system administrator to keep in mind when creating the
system alias file.
BUG REPORTS TO
Bill Pemberton firstname.lastname@example.org
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