which - locate a command; display its pathname or alias
which takes a list of names and looks for the files which
would be executed had these names been given as commands.
Each argument is expanded if it is aliased, and searched for
along the user's path. Both aliases and path are taken from
the user's .cshrc file.
source of aliases and path values
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attri-
| ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
| Availability | SUNWcsu |
A diagnostic is given for names which are aliased to more
than a single word, or if an executable file with the argu-
ment name was not found in the path.
which is not a shell built-in command; it is the UNIX com-
Only aliases and paths from ~/.cshrc are used; importing
from the current environment is not attempted. Must be exe-
cuted by csh(1), since only csh knows about aliases.
To compensate for ~/.cshrc files in which aliases depend
upon the prompt variable being set, which sets this variable
to NULL. If the ~/.cshrc produces output or prompts for
input when prompt is set, which may produce some strange
Man(1) output converted with