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Set CDPATH to ease navigation

Terminal - Set CDPATH to ease navigation
CDPATH=:..:~:~/projects
2009-03-20 14:50:25
User: haivu
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Set CDPATH to ease navigation

CDPATH tells the cd command to look in this colon-separated list of directories for your destination. My preferred order are 1) the current directory, specified by the empty string between the = and the first colon, 2) the parent directory (so that I can cd lib instead of cd ../lib), 3) my home directory, and 4) my ~/projects directory.

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Awesome !

Comment by CodSpirit 336 weeks and 2 days ago

Very GR8 :)

Comment by bindigi01 336 weeks and 1 day ago

I registered just to say thanks. This command will severely help my carpal tunnel.

Comment by clockworkavian 336 weeks ago

Great!

Comment by point_to_null 336 weeks ago

@clockworkavian: Thank you.

Comment by haivu 335 weeks and 6 days ago

Simply Great..

Can't resist to comment..

Comment by sata 335 weeks ago

This rocks! I think this solution is way better than the assign n variables for each n most used directories in the shell.

Comment by jnash 334 weeks and 6 days ago

Careful, CDPATH tends to mess up projects using Automake/Autoconf!

Comment by assarbad 183 weeks and 4 days ago

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