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I always forget how simple it is to show the definition of bash function or alias (via: Stack Overflow)

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/02/17

I always facepalm myself after looking up this: [Wayback] Can bash show a function’s definition? – Stack Overflow (thanks [Wayback] Benjamin Bannier!):

Use type. If foobar is e.g. defined in your ~/.profile:

$ type foobar
foobar is a function
foobar {
    echo "I'm foobar"

type will also expand aliases, which is a nice bonus :) – [Wayback] Esdras Lopez


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