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possible bug


From: Alan Rogers
Subject: possible bug
Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2002 17:55:49 -0600
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Perhaps this is a feature, but it smells to me like a bug.  

Synopsis: Suppose that you have a subdirectory named xpt, where x is any 
character.  Then the command "cd opt" will first print the name of
that directory and then move you into it.  Here's an example:

address@hidden:~> mkdir apt
address@hidden:~> cd apt
address@hidden:~/apt> touch a b c
address@hidden:~/apt> ls
a  b  c
address@hidden:~/apt> cd
address@hidden:~> cd opt
apt
address@hidden:~/apt> ls
a  b  c
address@hidden:~/apt> rm -rf apt
address@hidden:~/apt> ls opt
ls: opt: No such file or directory

address@hidden:~/apt> bash --version
GNU bash, version 2.05.0(1)-release (i386-suse-linux)
Copyright 2000 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

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