which for Windows
Which for Windows is a re-implementation of the UNIX/Linux which command for Windows. By default it searches %PATH% and applies executable extensions, but can be told to seach any environment variable containing a path list for any specific file.
This software is licensed under the terms of the MIT license.
- Latest stable precompiled binary (with MiniCRT)
- which.exe (version 1.20, 11.5 Kb, last updated 16 Jul 2017)
- Latest stable source code
- which-source.zip (version 1.20, 10.6 Kb, last updated 16 Jul 2017)
- Latest development precompiled binary (with MiniCRT)
- which.exe (version 1.12.2016102301, 11 Kb, last updated 24 Oct 2016)
- Latest development source code
- which-source.zip (version 1.12.2016102301, 10 Kb, last updated 24 Oct 2016)
- Older versions
- See the archive page.
To run which binaries, you need Windows NT 3.1 or newer. Note that Windows 95/98/Me are not supported by these binaries.
To compile from source, you need Visual C++, version 2 or newer, and you need to compile with MiniCRT. Free versions of Visual C++ are included in the Visual C++ 2015 Build Tools, Windows SDK 7.1 (2010), or Windows SDK 7.0 (2008).
- Open a command prompt to your version of Visual C++ and set up your environment.
- Unpack and enter the which source tree.
- Unpack the minicrt source tree within the which source tree in a directory called "crt".
- Most of the time, just run "nmake".
Compilation options can be used by passing arguments to NMAKE.
|DEBUG=||Enable debug code. Valid values are 0 (disabled) or 1 (enabled.) Default is 0.|
|UNICODE=||Compile a Unicode or ANSI version of the binary. Unicode is more useful on NT, but ANSI is required to run on Windows 95. Valid values are 1 (Unicode) or 0 (ANSI.) Default is 1.|