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# 8  
Old 01-17-2008
and what is the output of "pwd" in the script?
# 9  
Old 01-17-2008
the output of pwd is the changed directory only..
# 10  
Old 01-17-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by vino
You can change the directory. But it depends on what you are trying to achieve with your script.

Run your script as
Code:
. ./myscript.sh

When you run the script in this manner, all the changes you make to env variables will remain after your exit the script.

Thanks a LOT..it worked!! Smilie
# 11  
Old 01-17-2008
so everything works fine inside the script! after leaving the shell of your script you are bach in the old directory. to solve your problem follow the tips in post #7.
# 12  
Old 01-17-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by DukeNuke2
so everything works fine inside the script! after leaving the shell of your script you are bach in the old directory. to solve your problem follow the tips in post #7.

I did and it works.. Thanks for ur help Duke! Smilie
# 13  
Old 01-17-2008
post #11 was maybe a second to late Smilie

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