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pwd

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NAME

pwd - Displays the pathname of the current working directory  

SYNOPSIS

pwd


 

STANDARDS

Interfaces documented on this reference page conform to industry standards as follows:

pwd:  XPG4, XPG4-UNIX

Refer to the standards(5) reference page for more information about industry standards and associated tags.
 

OPTIONS

None
 

OPERANDS

None
 

DESCRIPTION

The pwd command writes to standard output the full pathname of your current working directory. All directories are separated by a / (slash). The first / represents the root directory and the last directory named is your current working directory.
 

EXIT STATUS

The following exit values are returned: Successful completion. An error occurred.
 

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

The following environment variables affect the execution of pwd: Provides a default value for the internationalization variables that are unset or null. If LANG is unset or null, the corresponding value from the default locale is used. If any of the internationalization variables contain an invalid setting, the utility behaves as if none of the variables had been defined. If set to a non-empty string value, overrides the values of all the other internationalization variables. Determines the locale for the format and contents of diagnostic messages written to standard error. Determines the location of message catalogues for the processing of LC_MESSAGES.
 

SEE ALSO

Commands:  cd(1), csh(1), ksh(1), Bourne shell sh(1b), POSIX shell sh(1p)

Functions:  stat(2), getcwd(3)

Standards:  standards(5)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
STANDARDS
OPTIONS
OPERANDS
DESCRIPTION
EXIT STATUS
ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
SEE ALSO

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