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sr #108569: cd // changes the shell's working directory to //

Submitted by:  Sergey Lebedev <graf>
Submitted on:  Tue 13 May 2014 06:49:17 PM UTC  
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  2 - Minor Status:  Invalid
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Wed 25 Mar 2015 10:51:55 AM UTC, comment #2:

Not a bug

The updated FAQ link:

Eduardo Bustamante <dualbus>
Wed 04 Jun 2014 06:29:54 AM UTC, comment #1:

this is a FAQ

E10) Why does `cd //' leave $PWD as `//'?

Tue 13 May 2014 06:49:17 PM UTC, original submission:

cd // changes the shell's working directory to //

username@hostname:~$ cd //
username@hostname://$ pwd

username@hostname:~$ cd //
username@hostname:/$ pwd

GNU bash, version 4.2.37(1)-release (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

Sergey Lebedev <graf>


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