locate a program file in the user's path
utility takes a list of command
names and searches the path for each executable file that would be run had
these commands actually been invoked.
The following options are available:
- List all instances of executables found (instead of just the first one of
- No output, just return 0 if all of the executables are found, or 1 if some
were not found.
Some shells may provide a builtin
command which is similar or identical to this utility. Consult the
command first appeared in
utility was originally written in
Perl and was contributed by Wolfram
The current version of
in C by Daniel Papasian