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CD(1)				   BSD General Commands Manual				    CD(1)

NAME
     cd -- change working directory

SYNOPSIS
     cd directory

DESCRIPTION
     Directory is an absolute or relative pathname which becomes the new working directory.  The
     interpretation of a relative pathname by cd depends on the CDPATH environment variable (see
     below).

ENVIRONMENT
     The following environment variables affect the execution of cd:

     CDPATH  If the directory operand does not begin with a slash (/) character, and the first
	     component is not dot (.) or dot-dot (..), cd searches for the directory relative to
	     each directory named in the CDPATH variable, in the order listed.	The new working
	     directory is set to the first matching directory found.  An empty string in place of
	     a directory pathname represents the current directory.  If the new working directory
	     was derived from CDPATH, it will be printed to the standard output.

     HOME    If cd is invoked without arguments and the HOME environment variable exists and con-
	     tains a directory name, that directory becomes the new working directory.

     See csh(1) for more information on environment variables.

     The cd utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO
     csh(1), pwd(1), sh(1), chdir(2)

STANDARDS
     The cd command is expected to be IEEE Std 1003.2 (``POSIX.2'') compatible.

BSD					   June 5, 1993 				      BSD
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