Bug 36501 - weird handling of symlinks
weird handling of symlinks
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: bash (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2001-04-18 11:29 EDT by Gerald Teschl
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-04-18 13:35:24 EDT
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Description Gerald Teschl 2001-04-18 11:29:51 EDT
If I cd into a directory which is a symlink, bash2 (pwd,tab completion)
will predent that
my current wd is the symlink, but for all other command its the real
direcory. This is extremely
Comment 1 Matthew Miller 2001-04-18 13:35:20 EDT
also \w in PS1.
Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-04-18 17:29:03 EDT
It's not a bug, it's a setting - if you don't like it, "set -o physical" in 
your .bashrc.

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