Help make bash script mksh compatible

stormy

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Jun 23, 2019
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Hi everyone,

I have this script which runs inside /etc/profile.d/which2.sh

Code:
# Initialization script for bash and sh

which() {

  (alias && declare -f) | /usr/bin/which --tty-only --read-alias --read-functions --show-dot --show-tilde $@

}

export -f which
It executes whenever the shell is loaded. On this particular computer the default shell is bash, but I'm using mksh for speed reasons. When opening the mksh shell I get an error: 'export: -f: unknown option'

Ideally I want to keep the functionality of this script, but make it mksh compatible while still working with bash.

Is this possible? Thanks
 

rpajarola

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Oct 13, 2020
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I'd just try to make mksh not read this script, it's not like you need it (frankly, you don't need it for bash either since "which" is a builtin, so you could probably just rename that file to which2.sh.bak with no ill effects).

I'd also be curious what you're doing with your shell to notice a speed difference between any shell...
 
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stormy

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Thanks, you were right, didn't need it after all. Oh this is on a 32mhz computer, so bash takes like 5 seconds longer to open lol :)
 

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