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Re: suppressing shell error output

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: suppressing shell error output
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2005 21:49:33 -0400

%% Mike Frysinger <address@hidden> writes:

  mf> if the machine doesnt have 'which' then it probably doesnt support
  mf> the 'type' utility either (type is required by SuSv3 but which is
  mf> not ...)  -mike

Actually, 99% of the time "which" is implemented as a csh script--ugh!

And of course, csh is NOT POSIX.  In fact, I've used a number of Linux
systems where it wasn't even installed.

Are you sure "type" is required by SuSv3?  I don't see it, but I could
be missing it.

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