[Scottish] storing current directory

Allan Whiteford allan at whiteford.org.uk
Thu Jan 22 15:39:00 GMT 2004


export AMB_TMP=`pwd`

Note the use of back ticks, not normal quotes.



Allan Bruce wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am modifying a script, and I need to be able to store the current
> directory, so I can come back to it.  I tried
>     export AMB_TMP=pwd
> but it doesnt work, AMB_TMP becomes 'pwd' rather than the current directory.
> How would I do this?
> Thanks
> Allan
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