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Old 06-26-2002
Tools 1st post here! directory related question ( // )...

Hello guys!

Your board is very cool (professional and very great-looking!)

I have some experience with unix but there is something im wondering since this morning when working on a box here...

Here is the cut&paste from the terminal..,

ttstest01:~$ cd /

ttstest01:/$ pwd
/

ttstest01:/$ ls
boot/ dev/ export/ lib@ mnt/
bla bla bla...

ttstest01:/$ cd //

ttstest01://$ pwd
//

ttstest01://$ ls
boot/ dev/ export/ lib@ mnt/
bla bla bla...

ttstest01://$ cd ///
ttstest01:/$

ttstest01:/$ uname -a
SunOS ttstest01 5.8 Generic_108529-10 i86pc i386 i86pc


What is causing this (the "//" directory) ?
# 2  
Old 06-26-2002
I believe it is just ignoring the rest of the //'s. It does the same on HP-UX.

$ cd ////
[me@myserver]:/
$ pwd
/
[me@myserver]:/
$ uname -a
HP-UX myserver B.11.00 A 9000/889
# 3  
Old 06-26-2002
Correct...multiple / is the same as 1 for Sun too.
 

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