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Re: a bug of zsh

[Sorry, lots of context to set up a really short question at the end.]

On Sep 28,  4:04pm, Peter Stephenson wrote:
} It would certainly be good if there's some way of aborting the "cd ."
} consistently so we both don't actually change directory and don't lose
} state.  I think the problem may be once we find we can't cd any more we
} throw up our hands in horror and decide we don't know where we are,
} which is certainly a bit feeble, particularly since there's no
} outward indication of a problem until you find you're trapped.

On Sep 28,  5:07pm, Peter Stephenson wrote:
} Subject: Re: a bug of zsh
} On Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:28:08 +0200
} Mikael Magnusson <mikachu@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
} > FWIW this is only a problem if you use nochasedots/nochaselinks, which
} > while it is the default, is overall a very confusing option to have
} > set and hopefully most people disable it.
} Hmm, this would render symbolic links at best semi-workable for me, so
} while it's worth considering

What if "cd" simply behaves as if chase_dots is set any time the value of
$PWD is "." ?

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