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5 Which Aliases

Terminal - 5 Which Aliases
alias whichall='{ command alias; command declare -f; } | command which --read-functions --read-alias -a'
2010-11-18 03:32:04
User: AskApache
Functions: alias command which
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5 Which Aliases

5 helpful aliases for using the which utility, specifically for the GNU which (2.16 tested) that is included in coreutils.

Which is run first for a command. Same as type builtin minus verbosity

alias which='{ command alias; command declare -f; } | command which --read-functions --read-alias'

Which (a)lias

alias whicha='command alias | command which --read-alias'

Which (f)unction

alias whichf='command declare -f | command which --read-functions'

Which e(x)ecutable file in PATH

alias whichx='command which'

Which (all) alias, function, builtin, and files in PATH

alias whichall='{ command alias; command declare -f; } | command which --read-functions --read-alias -a'

# From my .bash_profile http://www.askapache.com/linux-unix/bash_profile-functions-advanced-shell.html

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whichall env

Illegal option --

Usage: /usr/bin/which [-a] args

Comment by kaedenn 236 weeks ago

Linux kaedenn-laptop 2.6.32-25-generic #45-Ubuntu SMP Sat Oct 16 19:52:42 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Comment by kaedenn 236 weeks ago

which version of which? I'm running GNU which v2.16 on Arch Linux.

Comment by AskApache 236 weeks ago

Just says Debian. It's a shell script.

Comment by kaedenn 236 weeks ago

it doesn't work for me !?

Comment by mamtina 67 weeks and 5 days ago

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