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pwd(1)                           User Commands                          pwd(1)



NAME
       pwd - return working directory name

SYNOPSIS
       /usr/bin/pwd

DESCRIPTION
       The  pwd  utility  writes  an absolute path name of the current working
       directory to standard output.

       Both the Bourne shell, sh(1), and the Korn shell, ksh(1), also  have  a
       built-in pwd command.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
       See  environ(5) for descriptions of the following environment variables
       that affect the  execution  of  pwd:  LANG,  LC_ALL,  LC_MESSAGES,  and
       NLSPATH.

EXIT STATUS
       The following exit values are returned:

       0        Successful completion.



       >>0       An error occurred.



       If an error is detected, output will not be written to standard output,
       a diagnostic message will be written to standard error,  and  the  exit
       status will not be  0.

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       tab()     allbox;     cw(2.750000i)|    cw(2.750000i)    lw(2.750000i)|
       lw(2.750000i).   ATTRIBUTE  TYPEATTRIBUTE   VALUE   AvailabilitySUNWcsu
       CSIenabled Interface StabilityStandard


SEE ALSO
       cd(1),  ksh(1),  sh(1),  shell_builtins(1),  attributes(5), environ(5),
       standards(5)

DIAGNOSTICS
       ``Cannot open ..'' and ``Read error in ..'' indicate possible file sys-
       tem trouble and should be referred to a UNIX system administrator.

NOTES
       If  you  move  the current directory or one above it,  pwd may not give
       the correct response. Use the  cd(1) command with a full path  name  to
       correct this situation.



SunOS 5.10                        28 Mar 1995                           pwd(1)