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Old 02-14-2008, 02:26 PM   #1
jordandeveloper
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difference between // and /


Hi

Please i am new on the world of Linux and i want to know why we write "//" not just "/" between folders.
Exemple: /home/bacon/.CA/simpleCA//private/key.pem
What is the difference?
And Thanks
 
Old 02-14-2008, 03:05 PM   #2
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There is no difference. There is an extra / at one place. It can be removed.
 
Old 02-14-2008, 03:07 PM   #3
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I have never seen any definition of "//". On my system, cd dir/subdir and cd dir//subdir do the same thing. Also cd dir////subdir.

Perhaps someone made a typo in a document???
 
  


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