Subject: Re: /usr/bin/which is a csh script!!?!
To: Greywolf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ben Harris <email@example.com>
Date: 04/30/2003 20:15:43
On Wed, 30 Apr 2003, Greywolf wrote:
> Thus spake Ben Harris ("BH> ") sometime Today...
> BH> Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2003 19:05:41 +0100
> BH> From: Ben Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> BH> To: email@example.com
> BH> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> BH> Subject: Re: /usr/bin/which is a csh script!!?!
> BH> In article <20030430090531.Q26297@snowdrop.l8s.co.uk> you write:
> BH> >> # NOTE: If this were a ksh script then it could just call "command -v"
> BH> >
> BH> >Which also works in /bin/sh since it is required by posix.
> BH> Which POSIX? IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 certainly doesn't include it, and
> BH> neither does IEEE Std 1003.2-1992.
> Sorry, read "Which also works..." as "'which' also works...is required
> by posix."
Heh. You're not the only one. It's these pesky commands whose names are
English words: no proper Unix command has vowels in it.
Ben Harris <email@example.com>
Portmaster, NetBSD/acorn26 <URL:http://www.netbsd.org/Ports/acorn26/>