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On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 11:16 AM, Chad Perrin <code / apotheon.net> wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 03:03:50AM +0900, Michael Edgar wrote:
> > On Jun 17, 2011, at 1:49 PM, Chad Perrin wrote:
> > >
> > > If a program is executed using an alias from within a Unix shell, for
> > > instance, I want the alias name.
> >
> > In bash, `alias` is a builtin; these aliases are expanded by the shell
> > before the program begins execution. I'm afraid what you wish for is
> > not feasible.
>
> I was afraid of that.  Thanks.
>
>
You could always have your alias add an option for you to identify itself -
i.e. alias xuby y.rb --alias

John

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