Changing default setting of bash's hash table?

Maciej Małecki maciej.malecki at
Sat Aug 20 08:17:20 UTC 2011

2011/8/20 Till Maas <opensource at>:
> How can it increase disk searching in case the program is still there?
> It needs to be fetched from the disk anyhow when it is run. Or am I
> missing something here?

It's just one stat with every command execution.
If you're curious how it looks internally, findcmd.c:71 and findcmd.c:327.
Function which gets executed is file_status, defined in findcmd.c:84.
Maciej Małecki

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