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User Commands                                             type(1)

NAME

type - write a description of command type

SYNOPSIS

type name ...

DESCRIPTION

The type utility indicates how each name operand would be interpreted if used as a command. type displays information about each operand identifying the operand as a shell built-in, function, alias, hashed command, or keyword, and where applicable, may display the operand's path name. There is also a shell built-in version of type that is simi- lar to the type utility.

OPERANDS

The following operand is supported: name A name to be interpreted.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

See environ(5) for descriptions of the following environment variables that affect the execution of type: LC_CTYPE, LC_MESSAGES, and NLSPATH. PATH Determine the location of name.

EXIT STATUS

The following exit values are returned: 0 Successful completion. >0 An error occurred.

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attri- butes: ____________________________________________________________ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | |_____________________________|_____________________________| | Availability | SUNWcsu | |_____________________________|_____________________________|

SEE ALSO

typeset(1), attributes(5), environ(5) SunOS 5.8 Last change: 1 Feb 1995 1