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Unknown command 'string' after updating fish in CentOS 7 from yum #3057
Updating fish shell package on CentOS 7 kicked off a ton of errors with "Unknown command 'string'".
Did not expect lots of errors, just a regular update
71 errors generally like:
It seems to be affecting most shell commands now, generating the same type of errors.
The gist log is here:
Fish version: [from the output of fish --version]
Operating system: Centos 7 with Yum
Terminal or terminal emulator: iTerm2 over ssh.
Tasks for 2.3.1:
What @faho said although you should be able to just
There have been several issues opened about this problem. I'm going to reopen this to track a fix for inclusion in the 2.3.1 release. See issue #3141 and PR #3142 for some ideas. See also the discussion starting at this Gitter.im link.
We should also think about how to solve this in a more generic fashion but that should happen in a separate issue. At a minimum we need to add something to the 2.3.1 release branch to make it obvious to users they need to replace instances of their pre-2.3.x shell with a 2.3.x shell.