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Re: Bug report command "cd"


From: Chris Down
Subject: Re: Bug report command "cd"
Date: Thu, 4 Jul 2013 00:12:31 +0800

On 4 July 2013 00:08, Chris Down <address@hidden> wrote:
> Greetings.
>
> On 3 July 2013 17:52, Stephan van Ingen <address@hidden> wrote:
>> address@hidden:~/Downloads/Win8$ *cd --SMSBOOT-sources-/*
>> bash: cd: --: invalid option
>> cd: usage: cd [-L|[-P [-e]]] [dir]
>> address@hidden:~/Downloads/Win8$ *cd \-\-SMSBOOT-sources-/*
>> bash: cd: --: invalid option
>
> This is not a bug, this is the way that POSIX option parsing works.
> Backslashes are not the way to solve it, because it's not that `-` is
> being interpreted as a special character, it's about the way that the
> option parser works. See
>
> The correct way is to do this:
>
>     cd -- --SMSBOOT-sources
>
> Or:
>
>     cd ./--SMSBOOT-sources

Bah, missed the link.

http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/009695399/basedefs/xbd_chap12.html



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