bashrc-reload() { builtin unalias -a; builtin unset -f $(builtin declare -F | sed 's/^.*declare[[:blank:]]\+-f[[:blank:]]\+//'); . ~/.bashrc; }

Make changes in .bashrc immediately available

Simply sourcing .bashrc does not function correctly when you edit it and change an alias for a function or the other way round with the *same name*. I therefor use this function. Prior to re-sourcing .bashrc it unsets all aliases and functions.

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I've seen a lot of these commands, but yours is better. You've taken the time to *really* clear out the old environment.
flatcap · 219 weeks and 1 day ago

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