pwd man page

pwd — print name of current/working directory

TL;DR

pwd

pwd -P

Synopsis

pwd [OPTION]...

Description

Print the full filename of the current working directory.

-L, --logical
use PWD from environment, even if it contains symlinks
-P, --physical
avoid all symlinks
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit

If no option is specified, -P is assumed.

NOTE: your shell may have its own version of pwd, which usually supersedes the version described here. Please refer to your shell's documentation for details about the options it supports.

Author

Written by Jim Meyering.

Reporting Bugs

GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
Report pwd translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

See Also

getcwd(3)

Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/p…>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) pwd invocation'

Referenced By

debc(1), debchange(1), debclean(1), debi(1), debrelease(1), debuild(1), getcwd(3), gtkwave(1), iftab(5), indxbib(1), pawd(1), PMDA(3), prwd(1), prwdrc(5), uscan(1).

January 2016 GNU coreutils 8.25 User Commands