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Create a directory and go inside it

Terminal - Create a directory and go inside it
mkdir dir; cd $_
2010-01-13 11:56:36
Functions: cd mkdir
Create a directory and go inside it
_ expands to the last argument of the last command that was executed


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of course, but as posted by me you have it as a single command available .. *sigh*

Comment by phaidros 431 weeks and 6 days ago

I think this one is better, as it works on any box.

Comment by CodSpirit 431 weeks and 6 days ago
mkcd { mkdir dir; cd $_; } mkcd foo

is probably best compromise. The shell function can be used in that terminal window until reboot. Or one can append the line to their ~/.bashrc, ~/.profile, or equivalent for persistence. Anyway, this combination never occurred to me but it is something I do a lot manually and will save me time and typing in the future such as with my N810. So thank you everyone.

Comment by oshazard 431 weeks and 6 days ago

Pardon me that should read

mkcd { mkdir [email protected]; cd $_; }
Comment by oshazard 431 weeks and 6 days ago

Probably 'mkdir dir && cd $_' would be better.

Comment by andrew112358 431 weeks and 6 days ago

Your point of view

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