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Prints out full path of execuatbles

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.


User manpage available in HTML format from http://carlowood.github.io/which/index.html

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Download version 2.21 (stable)
released on 20 March 2015



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3orlaterDeborah Nicholson14 May 2008

Leaders and contributors

Carlo Wood Maintainer
Carlo Wood Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:carlo@gnu.org
Bug TrackingBug Trackingwhich-bugs@gnu.org
Savannah GNU pageDeveloperhttps://savannah.gnu.org/projects/which/
Savannah GNU cvs pageVCS Repository Webviewhttp://cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/which/which/
GNU ftpDownloadftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/which/

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 14 February 2017.


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