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BSD 2.11 - man page for whereis (bsd section 1)

WHEREIS(1)				       General Commands Manual					   WHEREIS(1)

NAME
whereis - locate programs
SYNOPSIS
whereis program ...
DESCRIPTION
The whereis utility checks the standard binary directories for the specified programs, printing out the paths of any it finds. The path searched is the string returned by the sysctl(8) utility for the ``user.cs_path'' string.
SEE ALSO
sysctl(8),
COMPATIBILITY
The historic flags and arguments for the whereis utility are no longer available in this version.
HISTORY
The whereis command appeared in 3.0BSD. 3rd Berkeley Distribution November 27, 1996 WHEREIS(1)


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