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OpenDarwin 7.2.1 - man page for which (opendarwin section 1)

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

NAME
which -- locate a program file in the user's path
SYNOPSIS
which [name] ...
DESCRIPTION
which takes a list of names and looks for the files which would be executed had these names been given as com- mands. Each argument is expanded if it is aliased, and searched for along the user's path. Both aliases and path are taken from the user's .cshrc file.
FILES
~/.cshrc source of aliases and path values
DIAGNOSTICS
A diagnostic is given for names which are aliased to more than a single word, or if an executable file with the argument name was not found in the path.
BUGS
Must be executed by a csh(1), or some other shell which knows about aliases.
HISTORY
The which command appeared in 3.0BSD. 3rd Berkeley Distribution April 23, 1991 3rd Berkeley Distribution


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