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Re: cd with multiple arguments?

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: cd with multiple arguments?
Date: Thu, 09 Dec 2010 09:30:56 -0700
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On 09/23/2010 10:47 AM, Keith Thompson wrote:
> I'm not sure whether this is a bug (the documentation doesn't address
> this case), but it's at least mildly annoying.
> If you invoke the "cd" commands with extra arguments after the directory
> name, all the extra arguments are silently ignored.

I would really love it if bash copied the zsh behavior here:

cd a b

tries to find a directory matching the extglob

a+([$' \t'])b

and fails if there are multiple matches or no matches.  Certainly less
typing than remembering to quote the argument, via cd 'a b'.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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