which : Java Glossary



A utility that will tell you where on the path some given program is. This helps resolve problems with mulitiple versions of the same program. It also resolves *.com *.exe *.bat confusion. A which command comes with tcc/TakeCommand. You can download which for various platforms. It would be nice if someone wrote a which utility for the classpath as well.

You often want to verify which version of the binary is being used.

Interface Finder: find classes on classpath implementing a given inteface
jar verifier
Java Jar Catalog Project
Path and Classpath tool project
Which and What Project: path and classpath analysis

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