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Re: `pushd DIR' fails when DIR starts with "-"

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: `pushd DIR' fails when DIR starts with "-"
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 15:46:07 -0400

> Bash Version: 3.0
> Patch Level: 13
> Release Status: release
> Description:
> `pushd DIR' fails to work if DIR starts with a hyphen.
> Using `pushd -- DIR' does not help.

Thanks for the report.

The first check for `--' is not superfluous; it exists to make `pushd --'
and `pushd' equivalent, which is clumsy to do with the existing options

I have fixed the problem, but you can easily work around it by using
`pushd ./-foo'.


``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet )
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.tis.cwru.edu/~chet/

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