sudo cd command doesn`t appear to work.

Igor Schein igor at
Wed Jul 31 14:21:56 EDT 2002

On Wed, Jul 31, 2002 at 05:18:13PM +0100, menno koopmans wrote:
> I am trying to run the command sudo cd /tmp on a unix
> machine and no errors are returned when I run the
> command however a pwd shows I haven`t changed
> directory. I am able to use cd /tmp. I have tried
> specifying full path names and that doesn`t help.
> Any assistance would be much appreciated.

cd operation takes place in a subshell, and doesn't effect
CWD of your current shell.


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