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RE: cd problems

From: Luke Scharf
Subject: RE: cd problems
Date: 02 Apr 2003 13:37:56 -0500

On Wed, 2003-04-02 at 13:03, Julian DeMarchi wrote:
> |> On the topic you raise, though, watch out for backslashes native to
> |> Windows.  For example (for reasons I do not know), if you were to type
> |> 
> |>    cd \
> |> 
> |
> |If you type "cd \" and press enter twice, you will execute the
> |command "cd" with no arguments and return to a normal prompt.
> Hmm.  I hit Enter several times without success.  ^c, ^d, and ^z also 
> didn't work.

It works both on my cygwin machine and on my Linux machine.  What shell
are you running?  Both of the machines I tried this on are using bash.

The command "echo $SHELL" will tell you what shell you're running.


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