I find myself wanting to type
.. instead of
cd .. a lot, so I created an alias for it in one my of my shells. It works as expected, and it doesn't seem to break basic
Is doing this a bad idea?
It won't break anything, but aliasing something as basic as
Also, what happens when you move to a new system, or get a new job, or need to maintain 1000 systems. You'll need to alias
Many of us have done that in the past with other aliases, and learned that this was a bad idea, sometimes through a harsh experience.