Tuesday, September 9, 2014

CD (change directory) to a long path without lots of tab ...

I used to go to this directory every time I wanted to develope this cookbook,
cd /home/chef-repo/cccis-cookbooks-parent/cccis-weblogic

which involved lots of tab... one way to fix that would be creating a soft link at home or any where else you wanna acccess it, but thats would be lots of soft links,

I decided to go with environment variables

export weblogic_cookbook=/home/medya/chef-repo/cccis-cookbooks-parent/cccis-weblogic
now anywhere I am all I have to do is,
cd $weblogic_cookbook


the good thing is I dont even have to type $weblogic_cookbook, I can type $web...and press tab it will auto complete me. pretty sweet :)

to make this permanent, and make it run every time you open a new seassion (like when you duplicate a SSH seassion) you need to add to to the profile.d foder

I added it to a file under /etc/profile.d/MedyaProfile.sh


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