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Which prints out the full path of the executables that bash(1) would execute when the passed program names would have been entered on the shell prompt. It uses the exact same algorithm as bash. Tildes and a dot in the PATH are now expanded to the full path by default. Options allow users to print "~/*" or "./*" and/or to print all executables that match any directory in the PATH.


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released on 16 September 2003



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GPLv3orlaterDeborah Nicholson14 May 2008

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