Crazy question

Nils Kassube kassube at
Tue Oct 9 08:48:22 UTC 2007

Donn Ingle wrote:
> > Search for CDPATH.
> Cool, getting there. I added this to my bash_profile:
> CDPATH=$CDPATH:/home/donn/Projects
> But when I login to a konsole and try to "cd Projects" from (say) / it
> does not find the directory.
> What am I doing stupid :)

The CDPATH is the directory where cd searches for the current parameter. 
You should make the obove line


Please note that there is the empty directory as the first entry. Now if 
you are in / and enter "cd Projects" the cd command looks for Projects in 
the current directory, that would be /Projects. If that doesn't exist it 
will try /home/donn/Projects. Granted, it isn't exactly what you 
initially requested, but it is rather close IMHO.


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