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Re: \w, $PWD and pwd builtin return "//" instead of '/'


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: \w, $PWD and pwd builtin return "//" instead of '/'
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 20:43:35 -0500
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On 1/12/19 7:52 PM, mike b wrote:
> Upon changing directory, with "//" passed as an argument, the trailing '/'
> is still displayed when cwd is looked up by Bash:
> 
> bash-5.0# cd //
> bash-5.0# pwd
> //
> bash-5.0# echo $PWD
> //

Bash FAQ, question E10. That should tell you how long this question has
been asked. :-)

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