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NetBSD 6.1.5 - man page for which (netbsd section 1)

WHICH(1)			   BSD General Commands Manual				 WHICH(1)

NAME
     which -- locate a program file in the users $PATH environment variable

SYNOPSIS
     which [-a] name [...]

DESCRIPTION
     which takes a list of names and looks for the files which would be executed had these names
     been given as commands.  Each argument is searched for along the user's PATH.

     If the -a flag is given, which will continue to search the PATH until all instances of a
     program file are found.

HISTORY
     The which command appeared in 3.0BSD.

BUGS
     This implementation does not expand csh(1) aliases, and is shell agnostic.  This is really a
     feature.

BSD					  April 23, 1991				      BSD


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