pwd(1) print name of current/working directory


pwd [,OPTION/]...


Print the full filename of the current working directory.

-L, --logical
use PWD from environment, even if it contains symlinks
-P, --physical
avoid all symlinks
display this help and exit
output version information and exit

If no option is specified, -P is assumed.

NOTE: your shell may have its own version of pwd, which usually supersedes the version described here. Please refer to your shell's documentation for details about the options it supports.


Written by Jim Meyering.


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