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PAWD(1)			  BSD General Commands Manual		       PAWD(1)

NAME
     pawd — print automounter working directory

SYNOPSIS
     pawd [path ...]

DESCRIPTION
     The pawd utility is used to print the current working directory, adjusted
     to reflect proper paths that can be reused to go through the automounter
     for the shortest possible path.  In particular, the path printed back
     does not include any of amd(8)'s local mount points.  Using them is
     unsafe, because amd(8) may unmount managed file systems from the mount
     points, and thus including them in paths may not always find the files
     within.

     Without any arguments, pawd will print the automounter adjusted current
     working directory.	 With any number of arguments, it will print the
     adjusted path of each one of the arguments.

SEE ALSO
     pwd(1), amd(8), amq(8)

     “am-utils” info(1) entry.

     Erez Zadok, Linux NFS and Automounter Administration, Sybex, 2001, ISBN
     0-7821-2739-8.

     http://www.am-utils.org/

     Amd - The 4.4 BSD Automounter.

HISTORY
     The pawd utility first appeared in FreeBSD 3.0.

AUTHORS
     Erez Zadok ⟨ezk@cs.sunysb.edu⟩, Computer Science Department, Stony Brook
     University, Stony Brook, New York, USA.

     Other authors and contributors to am-utils are listed in the AUTHORS file
     distributed with am-utils.

BSD				January 2, 2006				   BSD
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