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OSF1 5.1 (alpha) - man page for pwd (osf1 section 1)

pwd(1)							      General Commands Manual							    pwd(1)

NAME
pwd - Displays the pathname of the current working directory
SYNOPSIS
pwd
STANDARDS
Interfaces documented on this reference page conform to industry standards as follows: pwd: XCU5.0 Refer to the standards(5) reference page for more information about industry standards and associated tags.
OPTIONS
None
OPERANDS
None
DESCRIPTION
The pwd command writes to standard output the full pathname of your current working directory. All directories are separated by a / (slash). The first / represents the root directory and the last directory named is your current working directory.
EXIT STATUS
The following exit values are returned: Successful completion. An error occurred.
ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
The following environment variables affect the execution of pwd: Provides a default value for the internationalization variables that are unset or null. If LANG is unset or null, the corresponding value from the default locale is used. If any of the internationalization vari- ables contain an invalid setting, the utility behaves as if none of the variables had been defined. If set to a non-empty string value, overrides the values of all the other internationalization variables. Determines the locale for the format and contents of diagnostic mes- sages written to standard error. Determines the location of message catalogues for the processing of LC_MESSAGES.
SEE ALSO
Commands: cd(1), csh(1), ksh(1), Bourne shell sh(1b), POSIX shell sh(1p) Functions: stat(2), getcwd(3) Standards: standards(5) pwd(1)