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Directory bookmarks using shopt

DATE: 2015-03-06
AUTHOR: coderofsalvation
AUTHOR WWW: http://leon.vankammen.eu/blog/tech
RELATED ARTICLE: http://www.gnu.org/software/bash/manual/html_node/The-Sho...

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I recorded this `directory bookmarks using shopt` shellsession because 'cd -' is used by most of us
to switch between current/last directory.

Here's a cool technique which allows directory bookmarks.

### ~/.bashrc :

   [[ -f ~/.bashrc.dirs ]] && . ~/.bashrc.dirs

### ~/.bashrc.dirs define:

   export slog="/mnt/disk1/me/projects/solidrake/var/log"

This will allow you to type:

$ cd slog
$ pwd 
/mnt/disk1/me/projects/solidrake/var/log

john c said

actually no need or 'export', just type this:
log=$(pwd)
instead of:
export log="($pwd)"

 

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