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Groovy example source code file (CommandAlias.groovy)

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command, commandalias, commandalias, commandsupport, list, list, object, object, shell, string, string

The Groovy CommandAlias.groovy source code

 * Copyright 2003-2007 the original author or authors.
 * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
 * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
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package org.codehaus.groovy.tools.shell

 * Provides simple command aliasing.
 * @version $Id: CommandAlias.groovy 7598 2007-08-23 03:46:59Z user57 $
 * @author <a href="mailto:jason@planet57.com">Jason Dillon
class CommandAlias
    extends CommandSupport
    final String targetName
    CommandAlias(final Shell shell, final String name, final String shortcut, final String target) {
        super(shell, name, shortcut)
        assert target

        this.targetName = target
    Command getTarget() {
        def command = registry[targetName]
        assert command != null
        return command
    protected List createCompletors() {
        return target.createCompletors()
    String getDescription() {
        return messages.format('info.alias_to', targetName)

    String getUsage() {
        return target.usage
    String getHelp() {
        return target.help
    boolean getHidden() {
        return target.hidden
    Object execute(final List args) {

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