Subject: Re: Tab completion in /bin/sh
To: David Laight <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/03/2005 18:21:02
David Laight said:

>You should use 'type' or 'command -[V|v]' not 'which', the latter is posix.
>Both will tell you what the shell will actually do, not what some other
>program thinks it might do.

I've been using "which" since before posix meant anything. I've written
aliases for which with "type". And "type" is just an alias for "whence".
Rick Kelly
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