"Help with 'pwd' command"

Post #302898218 by emily on Sunday 20th of April 2014 04:01:41 PM

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Help with 'pwd' command

Dear all,
I am trying to use 'pwd' command in following way.
Code:
current_directory == /dirA/dirB/test/dirC

if [ current_directory_path has char == 'test' ]; then
do this
fi

I am not sure how to pass this in command way. Please help!

thanking you,
emily
 
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pwd.h(3HEAD)                                                          Headers                                                         pwd.h(3HEAD)

NAME
pwd.h, pwd - password structure SYNOPSIS
#include <pwd.h> DESCRIPTION
The <pwd.h> header provides a definition for struct passwd, which includes the following members: char *pw_name user's login name uid_t pw_uid numerical user ID gid_t pw_gid numerical group ID char *pw_dir initial working di rectory char *pw_shell program to use as shell The gid_t and uid_t types are defined as described in <sys/types.h>. See types.h(3HEAD). ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Standard | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
getpwnam(3C), types.h(3HEAD), attributes(5), standards(5) SunOS 5.10 10 Sep 2004 pwd.h(3HEAD)

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