In Fish shell I have two functions:
function be bundle exec $argv end function rdbm rake db:migrate end
I typically use them together, i.e.
bundle exec rake db:migrate but not always, so I'd like to keep them separate.
The problem is that I cannot do this with the aliases I have currently defined:
be rdbm expands the first function (
be) but passes
rdbm as a literal string (non-expanded).
I have also tried
abbr be 'bundle exec' abbr rdbm 'rake db:migrate'
But only the first expands.
I've figured out that it's possible to call functions from other functions:
function be_rdbm echo (be rake db:migrate) end
but this doesn't decouple the two functions, since the second is not being used.
By the way, I'd like to know if that last example can be improved. I don't see why the
echo should be necessary (or what alternatives there are), but I cannot put the parenthesis as the entire content of the function.