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Old 03-19-2014, 11:52 AM   #31
joe_2000
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Today I found myself executing
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cd .
for a reason.

I had mounted a device and the mountpoint was the current directory. The current session did not see the newly added contents of the directory. Issuing cd . solved the problem..

I am not sure whether the guy who wrote cd had this usecase in mind, but this illustrates once more that software should not decide for the user what makes sense...
 
  


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