locate a program file (or files) in the path
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.
flag is given,
will return a list of all matches
instead of just the first match.
The following environment variables affect the execution of
- A colon-separated list of directories in which to find executables. If
PATH is not set or is empty,
which will use the system's default
utility exits with one of the
- All names were successfully resolved.
- Some names were resolved but not all.
- No names were resolved.
A diagnostic is given if an executable file with the argument name was not found
in the path.
also exists as a built-in to
, though with a different
command first appeared in
option first appeared in