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Re: Switching Directories Internally

From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: Switching Directories Internally
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2001 17:52:19 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.090004 (Oort Gnus v0.04) Emacs/20.7 (i386-redhat-linux-gnu)

SoloCDM <address@hidden> wrote:
> When switching a directory within a script, is it possible to change
> the default directory where the script was executed to arrive at
> another directory when the script ends, without using the period or
> source before the executing script at the command-line?

No.  Without "." or "source", the script runs as a separate process.
That process has no way of changing the original shell process's
current directory.


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