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From: Steve Dondley <s@dondley.com>
To: zsh-users@zsh.org
Subject: Re: Suggestions for autogenerating function names to wrap the same code?
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2022 19:37:23 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <E99F1AFF-C8A3-47EE-80F8-8101635DD34E@dondley.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CFF9129D-A0AD-40B8-9FCC-DFFB04FB2A37@dondley.com>

And here’s what I get with `type`:

> $ type tbbbc                                                              
tbbbc is a shell function from /User/me/.local/zsh/aliases/taskwarrior

So the zsh function generated is definitely recognized as a function.

> On Mar 22, 2022, at 5:09 PM, Steve Dondley <s@dondley.com> wrote:
> 
> Nice. This looks promising. Thanks!
> 
>> On Mar 22, 2022, at 5:03 PM, Mikael Magnusson <mikachu@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> On 3/22/22, Steve Dondley <s@dondley.com> wrote:
>>> So I have these two functions:
>>> 
>>> function task() {
>>>   task_wrapper.pl $funcstack[1] "$@"
>>> }
>>> 
>>> function tc() {
>>>   task_wrapper.pl $funcstack[1] "$@“
>>> 
>>> }
>>> 
>>> They are both wrappers for the same perl script which does its thing based
>>> on the value of $funcstack[1];
>>> 
>>> Works, but I’m wondering if I can spare myself the job remembering to create
>>> a new function for each and every new perl function I want to write.
>>> 
>>> I could write a little script to pull out the subroutine names from the perl
>>> script and dump them into a file sourced by zsh and then reload zsh.
>>> 
>>> Wondering if there might be some cool feature of zsh I don’t know about to
>>> assist with creating these functions on-the-fly.
>> 
>> You can define multiple functions like this:
>> function f1 f2 f3 f4() {
>> this body is shared by functions f1 f2 f3 and f4
>> }
>> 
>> and you can copy them like this (somewhat newer feature)
>> functions -c f1 g1
>> 
>> so if you can get all the function names in an array, you could just say:
>> task_func_names=( $(script to pull names out) )
>> function $task_func_names() {
>> task_wrapper.pl $funcstack[1] "$@"
>> }
>> 
>> -- 
>> Mikael Magnusson
>> 
> 
> 



  reply	other threads:[~2022-03-22 23:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-03-22 20:52 Steve Dondley
2022-03-22 21:03 ` Peter Stephenson
2022-03-22 21:03 ` Mikael Magnusson
2022-03-22 21:09   ` Steve Dondley
2022-03-22 23:37     ` Steve Dondley [this message]
2022-03-22 21:16   ` Bart Schaefer
2022-03-22 23:28   ` Steve Dondley
2022-03-22 23:44     ` Steve Dondley

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