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Re: When a hashed pathname is deleted, search PATH

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: When a hashed pathname is deleted, search PATH
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:30:38 -0400
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On 3/17/14 10:17 AM, Dave Rutherford wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 10:12 AM, Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On 3/15/14 2:44 PM, Reuben Thomas wrote:
>>> On 15 March 2014 18:23, Chet Ramey <address@hidden
>>> <mailto:address@hidden>> wrote:
>>> Is there a downside to making checkhash the default?
>> Only the minor performance hit it would extract on every command lookup.
> Only on commands that were found in the hash table, correct?

Yes, of course.  I should have said every *successful* command hash table
lookup.  This is much less of an issue now than when the option was first

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