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Commands don’tneedto be efficient. If your current directory is /usr/local/games/, and you were to run the command cd ./.././../local/../local/games/., what directory would youend up in? (Give the absolute file path.)
- ?Lv 72 months ago
you need to understand what the dot and double dot mean. go back and read up, as it is VITAL!
- husoskiLv 72 months ago
A single . doesn't go anywhere, so those can be removed. The path is equivalent to ../../local/../local
Then, "going into" a directory (the first "local/") and then going back out again with ../ does nothing, so you can remove that. Now it's equivalent to ../../local
And since . is /usr/local/games/ to begin with, then ../../ is the same as /usr/, so the final spot you land is in /usr/local/
- i + iLv 72 months ago
The starting directory is "/usr/local/games/"
. <-- the current directory (/usr/local/games/)
/.. <-- up one directory (/usr/local/)
/. <-- again, the current directory (now /usr/local/)
/.. <-- up one more directory (/usr)
/local <-- back down to local (/usr/local/)
/.. <-- and back up on (/usr)
local/games/ <-- puts you right back where you started.