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b84cdee2e6357697ac7c5224f475cd4581f91e58 — Paul Ivanov 1 year, 1 month ago 9065cb5
add note explaining relation to update-alternatives
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feature that can load and unload environment variables depending on the current
directory." The direnv website has links to a half dozen similar projects.

https://manpages.debian.org/stretch/dpkg/update-alternatives.1.en.html
Debian's alternatives system is similar: it lets you switch out raw `XX`
command for *all* users, which is why you have to run update-alternatives as
root. With aka, you're defining the `aka XX` commands and they only apply on a
per-folder basis (or per AKA_FILE environment variable, if set).

## License

aka is distributed under a 3-clause BSD license.