The pwd command
irectory) is used to print the name of current working directory
, if the shell prompt does not show this, the user can find their place in the directory tree
. It is found in the Unix
family of operating systems
and other flavors as well. The DOS
equivalent is "cd
" with no arguments.
It is a command which is sometimes included built into certain shellss such as sh, and bash. It can be implemented easily with the POSIX C functions getcwd() and/or getwd().