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CD(1)			  BSD General Commands Manual			 CD(1)

NAME
     cd	-- change working directory

SYNOPSIS
     cd	directory

DESCRIPTION
     Directory is an absolute or relative pathname which becomes the new work-
     ing directory.  The interpretation	of a relative pathname by cd depends
     on	the CDPATH environment variable	(see below).

ENVIRONMENT
     The following environment variables affect	the execution of cd:

     CDPATH  If	the directory operand does not begin with a slash (/) charac-
	     ter, and the first	component is not dot (.) or dot-dot (..), cd
	     searches for the directory	relative to each directory named in
	     the CDPATH	variable, in the order listed.	The new	working	direc-
	     tory is set to the	first matching directory found.	 An empty
	     string in place of	a directory pathname represents	the current
	     directory.	 If the	new working directory was derived from CDPATH,
	     it	will be	printed	to the standard	output.

     HOME    If	cd is invoked without arguments	and the	HOME environment vari-
	     able exists and contains a	directory name,	that directory becomes
	     the new working directory.

     See csh(1)	for more information on	environment variables.

     The cd utility exits 0 on success,	and >0 if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO
     csh(1), pwd(1), sh(1), chdir(2)

STANDARDS
     The cd command is expected	to be IEEE Std 1003.2 ("POSIX.2") compatible.

4th Berkeley Distribution	 June 5, 1993	     4th Berkeley Distribution

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