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Display $PATH with one line per entry

Terminal - Display $PATH with one line per entry
echo -e ${PATH//:/\\n} | less
2010-01-09 23:25:02
User: nicoulaj
Functions: echo
Display $PATH with one line per entry

Display the $PATH with one line per entry, in a pager.


There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
printf "%s\n" ${PATH//:/\/* }
in bash hit "tab" twice and answer y

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echo -e ${PATH//:/\\n} | less

The -e option is not standard. Use printf:

printf "%b\n" ${PATH//:/\\n}

OK, the // replacement is not standard, either, but it works on ksh93 where the -e option to echo doesn't.

Comment by cfajohnson 341 weeks and 3 days ago

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