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Old 11-15-2004, 12:44 PM   #1
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short cut to a file in the path

I have a file that is down in the very bottom of the path, but I need to access it quite often. So is there any way that I can set a variable to be equal to that lengthy path, and use it any time I want to access that file?
Old 11-15-2004, 01:35 PM   #2
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You could use either:
alias something="/path/to/command"

ln -s /path/to/command /usr/local/bin/something

The first will create a bash alias for the command and the second will create a symlink to the file in your path.


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