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SubjectRe: extra slash in current path
Am Thu, 23 Jun 2011 18:31:06 +0400
Michael Tokarev <mjt@tls.msk.ru> schrieb:
> 23.06.2011 18:11, yuyichao-mit wrote:
>
> >>>> $ cd //
> >>>> $ pwd
> >>>> //
>
> The current directory is cached in $PWD environment
> variable by shell (bash at least). This variable is
> checked in glibc (getcwd() et al) - if it is set and
> stat($PWD) is the same as stat("."), that value is used.

It also is somehow cached inside bash/dash for it's built in commands.
$ cd //
$ export PWD=5
$ pwd
//
$ /bin/pwd
/

Regards
Lars


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