Help shell find freshly installed applications (re: PATH)

Immediately after installing things into your PATH (e.g. under /usr/bin), currently open shells cannot find them ("zsh: command not found"). Use rehash to get the shell to rescan available executables.

By: Pistos
2009-03-02 19:03:07

What Others Think

Better version: _force_rehash() { (( CURRENT == 1 )) && rehash return 1 # Because we didn't really complete anything } zstyle ':completion:*' completer \ _oldlist _expand _force_rehash _complete ... from
H4rpy · 673 weeks and 2 days ago
This is a ZSH builtin. Not needed in Bash.
atoponce · 672 weeks and 3 days ago
seofox · 9 weeks and 5 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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