Directory Aliasing

Bengt-Arne Fjellner bengt-arne.fjellner@ltu.se
Sat Jul 14 18:45:00 GMT 2007




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Bengt-Arne Fjellner 
  

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-owner@cygwin.com 
> [mailto:cygwin-owner@cygwin.com] On Behalf Of LittleTim
> Sent: den 14 juli 2007 20:34
> To: cygwin@cygwin.com
> Subject: Directory Aliasing
> 
> 
> Hello Everybody:
> 
> I don't have a lot of experience using Cygwin:
> 
> Problem:  I do a lot of work in a directory with a long path 
> name: C:\very
> long path name\My Work
> 
> Question:  Instead of having to type cd  C:\very long path 
> name\My Work
> everytime I want to switch to this directory, is there any way to do
> aliasing?  For example, no matter where I am in the file 
> system, typing cd ~
> will take me to my home directory.  I've tried to create a 
> symbolic link. 
> Of course the symbolic link is only valid in the directory where the
> symbolic link exists, and not from anywhere in the file system.
> 
> tim
> -- 

alias golong='cd "/cygdrive/c/very long path name/My Work"'
In your ~/.bashrc   should fix it
 

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