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Re: inconsistent output for cd


From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: inconsistent output for cd
Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2007 05:40:54 -0600
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According to Tony Balinski on 4/2/2007 9:01 AM:
>     It seems like this extra output only occurs when CDPATH is used for the
>     cd operation. Also, popd and pushd also have similarly inconvenient
>     outputs. None of this is documented in the manual, and there appear to
>     be no options at all to turn this superfluous output off.

This is by design.  POSIX requires cd to output the new current directory
if CDPATH was used in determining that directory.  It is not superfluous
output, merely your function needs to take that into account.

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Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!

Eric Blake             address@hidden
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