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type


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: LANG, LC_ALL,
     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                     |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|
    | Interface Stability         | Standard                    |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|


SEE ALSO
     typeset(1), attributes(5), environ(5), standards(5)










Man pages from Solaris 10 Update 8. See docs.sun.com and www.oracle.com for further documentation and Solaris information.
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