NAME [Toc] [Back]
pwd - working directory name
SYNOPSIS [Toc] [Back]
DESCRIPTION [Toc] [Back]
pwd prints the path name of the working (current) directory.
EXTERNAL INFLUENCES [Toc] [Back]
LC_MESSAGES determines the language in which messages are displayed.
If LC_MESSAGES is not specified in the environment or is set to the
empty string, the value of LANG is used as a default for each
unspecified or empty variable. If LANG is not specified or is set to
the empty string, a default of "C" (see lang(5)) is used instead of
If any internationalization variable contains an invalid setting, pwd
behaves as if all internationalization variables are set to "C". See
International Code Set Support [Toc] [Back]
Single- and multi-byte character code sets are supported.
DIAGNOSTICS [Toc] [Back]
Cannot open ..
Read error in ..
Possible file system trouble; contact system administrator.
pwd: cannot access parent directories
Current directory has been removed (usually by a different
process). Use cd command to move to a valid directory (see
EXAMPLES [Toc] [Back]
This command lists the path of the current working directory. If your
home directory were /mnt/staff and the command cd camp/nevada were
executed from the home directory, typing pwd would produce the
AUTHOR [Toc] [Back]
pwd was developed by AT&T and HP.
SEE ALSO [Toc] [Back]
cd(1), csh(1), sh-posix(1), sh(1).
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STANDARDS CONFORMANCE [Toc] [Back]
pwd: SVID2, SVID3, XPG2, XPG3, XPG4, POSIX.2
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