Manual page for pwd(1)
pwd - return working directory name
writes an absolute path name of the current working directory to standard
Both the Bourne shell,
and the Korn shell,
also have a built-in
for descriptions of the following environment variables that affect the
The following exit values are returned:
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
``Cannot open ..'' and ``Read error in ..'' indicate
possible file system trouble and should be
referred to a UNIX system administrator.
If you move the current directory or one above it,
may not give the correct response.
command with a full path name
to correct this situation.
Created by unroff & hp-tools.
© by Hans-Peter Bischof. All Rights Reserved (1997).
Last modified 21/April/97