WHEREIS(1) BSD Reference Manual WHEREIS(1)
whereis - locate programs
whereis name [...]
The whereis utility checks the standard binary directories for the speci- fied name, printing out the paths of any it finds that are executable by the user. The path searched is the string returned by the sysctl(8) utility for the "user.cs_path" string. The whereis utility exits with one of the following values: 0 All names were successfully resolved. 1 Some names were resolved but not all. 2 No names were resolved. -1 A system error occurred.
apropos(1), find(1), locate(1), which(1), sysctl(8)
The historic flags and arguments for the whereis utility are no longer available in this version.
The whereis command appeared in 3.0BSD. MirOS BSD #10-current April 27, 1995 1
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