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ssh and chdir to my PWD on the local computer
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- From: TJ Luoma <luomat@xxxxxxxxx>
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- Subject: ssh and chdir to my PWD on the local computer
- Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:40:02 -0400
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I wanted to be able to ssh to another computer and immediately chdir
to the same directory that I was using locally.
I came up with _a_ solution, but I'm not sure if it's a good one, or
if there would be other ways to do this more easily/better, so I'm
sharing it here.
Since all of the computers are under my own control, I was able to
accomplish this by editing the ssh_config and sshd_config files to add
`SendEnv CWD` and `AcceptEnv CWD` respectively.
/etc/ssh/ssh_config: SendEnv CWD
/etc/ssh/sshd_config: AcceptEnv CWD
I also added this to the end of my .zshrc file:
if [[ "$CWD" != "" ]]
echo "changing to '$CWD'"
Then I was able to use this by connecting to my remote computer like this:
CWD=$PWD ssh remote.host.tld
The last part seems a little clunky, although I'm sure I could make a
function or something, but I wondered if anyone else has solved this a
different way, and if so, how… or does anyone have a suggestion how to
do this differently / better?
Thanks for your time
TJ @ MacStories
Personal Website: luo.ma (aka RhymesWithDiploma.com)
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