Create a directory and go inside it

mkdir dir; cd $_
_ expands to the last argument of the last command that was executed

2010-01-13 11:56:36

What Others Think

of course, but as posted by me you have it as a single command available .. *sigh*
phaidros · 581 weeks and 4 days ago
I think this one is better, as it works on any box.
CodSpirit · 581 weeks and 4 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.
oshazard · 581 weeks and 4 days ago
Pardon me that should read mkcd { mkdir [email protected]; cd $_; }
oshazard · 581 weeks and 4 days ago
Probably 'mkdir dir && cd $_' would be better.
andrew112358 · 581 weeks and 4 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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