Using Which to Check the PATH

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Using Which to Check the PATH

Postby jussij » Mon Apr 25, 2016 2:44 am

The PATH environment variable is a central concept to Windows and making sure the PATH is correct can be tricky.

Zeus comes with the which utility that will help with this setup.

For example, to check if the g++.exe executable is located in the PATH you would do the following:

1) Use the Zeus Tool DOS Shell menu to create a command prompt.

2) In the resulting command prompt type in the command shown below:

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C:\>which g++.exe
C:\TDM-GCC-64\bin\g++.exe

If the executable was not in the PATH the result would have been:

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C:\>which g++.exe
Unable to locate file: g++.exe

The utility can also be used to search for dll files:

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C:\>which xtags.dll
C:\Program Files (x86)\Zeus\xtags.dll

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