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Old 10-02-2007
absolute path

is cd ~ considered an absolute path?
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Old 10-02-2007
if "echo ~" shows it to start with "/" then yes.

The ~ comes from /etc/passwd and should be absolute.

However some shells do not expand ~
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Old 10-03-2007
with bash, it is absolute path:
Code:
[[ysawant@in-gcs-nas1 temp]$ echo ~
/home/ysawant
[ysawant@in-gcs-nas1 temp]$

 

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