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From: Mikael Magnusson <mikachu@gmail.com>
To: zzapper <zsh@rayninfo.co.uk>
Cc: Zsh-Users List <zsh-users@zsh.org>
Subject: Re: Is the ~ really superfluous in a cd ~- type command?
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 16:51:24 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAHYJk3SpCYBXjJHw9xw7cEvZn5SsJqFhy0fH_+7VAy-KprCSFw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <dd29f6f9-8997-5e41-2bf0-11bd6905f88a@rayninfo.co.uk>

On 3/16/22, zzapper <zsh@rayninfo.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi
>
> cd - or cd ~-
>
> cd -1 or cd ~-1
>
> seem to do the same thing

Yes, cd handles -num itself, but for other commands you need the expansion.

> # an odd one?
>
> cd -- same as cd ~

cd without arguments goes to the home directory.

-- 
Mikael Magnusson


  reply	other threads:[~2022-03-16 15:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-03-16  9:29 zzapper
2022-03-16 15:51 ` Mikael Magnusson [this message]
2022-03-16 16:06   ` zzapper

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