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Using the hash Command to Manipulate the Bash Command Hash Table

Jun 03, 2019, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Vona)

The bash shell keeps a hash table for all the commands run in your current shell. It uses this table to quickly look up the full path of an executable without searching PATH. In this article we will discuss how to manipulate this table using the bash builtin hash command.

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