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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

pwd (1t)

Name

pwd - Return the absolute path of the current working directory

Synopsis

pwd

Description

pwd(1t)                      Tcl Built-In Commands                     pwd(1t)



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NAME
       pwd - Return the absolute path of the current working directory

SYNOPSIS
       pwd
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DESCRIPTION
       Returns the absolute path name of the current working directory.

EXAMPLE
       Sometimes it is useful to change to a known directory when running some
       external command using exec, but it is important to keep  the  applica-
       tion  usually  running  in the directory that it was started in (unless
       the user specifies otherwise) since that minimizes user confusion.  The
       way to do this is to save the current directory while the external com-
       mand is being run:

              set tarFile [file normalize somefile.tar]
              set savedDir [pwd]
              cd /tmp
              exec tar -xf $tarFile
              cd $savedDir


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | runtime/tcl-8    |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Uncommitted      |
       +---------------+------------------+
SEE ALSO
       file(n), cd(n), glob(n), filename(n)

KEYWORDS
       working directory



NOTES
       This    software    was    built    from    source     available     at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.    The  original  community
       source was downloaded from  http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/tcl/tcl-
       core8.6.7-src.tar.gz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at https://www.tcl.tk/.



Tcl                                                                    pwd(1t)