[TUHS] Warner's Early Unix Presentation

Chet Ramey chet.ramey at case.edu
Sun Feb 9 09:36:50 AEST 2020

On 2/8/20 6:29 PM, Rob Pike wrote:
> % rc
> % whatis cd
> builtin cd
> It's much simpler this way. The output is the executable input, free of
> decoration and ready to use.

OK. `whatis' is a non-starter as a builtin, but bash ships with an example
`whatis' shell function that does this.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet at case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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