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Re: Bug found

From: Jehsom
Subject: Re: Bug found
Date: 14 Nov 2000 15:14:48 GMT
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Andreas Adamcik <address@hidden> wrote:
>  find . -name x | xargs cd
>       doesn't change to the found directory

That's because the 'cd' that xargs is using is an executable, not the
bash builtin. Don't ask me why there is a cd executable; it's completely
worthless, as no child process can modify the environment (including the
current working directory) of its parent process. So you need to find an-
other way of changing directories.


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