Hotplug needs the "which" program

Bryan Kadzban bryan at
Thu May 13 09:48:27 PDT 2004

On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 04:33:43PM +0200, Matthias Benkmann wrote:
> The which script should be
> #!/bin/bash
> type -pa "$@" | head -n 1 ; exit ${PIPESTATUS[0]}
> or you won't get the correct exit code.

Why not just:

type -p "$@"


type -pa won't search the hash table, but since this script gets
executed in a new shell anyway, the hash table isn't populated.  At
least, I don't think it is...

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