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NAME

which - locate a command

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Exit Status

SYNOPSIS

which [-a] filename ...

DESCRIPTION

which returns the pathnames of the files (or links) which would be executed in the current environment, had its arguments been given as commands in a strictly POSIX-conformant shell. It does this by searching the PATH for executable files matching the names of the arguments. It does not follow symbolic links.

OPTIONS

-a print all matching pathnames of each argument

EXIT STATUS

0 if all specified commands are found and executable
1 if one or more specified commands is nonexistent or not executable
2 if an invalid option is specified


Debian WHICH (1) 1 May 2009
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