Macports does what I want (?) not what I say

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Thu Jul 4 07:08:28 PDT 2013

On Jul 4, 2013, at 09:01, Rainer Müller wrote:
> I want to share an unobvious feature
> of bash with you that helps in situations like this. Quoting the man page:
>  If the last character of the alias value is a blank, then the next
>  command word following the alias is also checked for alias expansion.
> Therefore, add the following to your .bashrc:
>  alias sudo='sudo '
> The space at the end tells bash to look up aliases for the next word.
> This means that typing "sudo foo" will lead to 'foo' being looked up as
> a shell alias.

Thank you so much! I've wanted this for a long time. Never knew it was possible.

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