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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: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Severity: 2 - MinorStatus: None
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Wed 04 Jun 2014 06:29:54 AM UTC, comment #1:

this is a FAQ

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

http://tishttp://www.case.edu/php/chet/bash/FAQ

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

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

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

Expectation:
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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