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Enable 'cd' into directory aliases from the Terminal
Authored by: blm on Sep 01, '05 08:51:25PM
add the bash function to your .bashrc (or .bash_profile)

Unless Tiger's bash is different than every other bash I've used, the bit in parens is incorrect. Functions aren't passed to subshells, and .bash_profile isn't run by subshells, only .bashrc is. So if you put the function declaration in your .bash_profile, it won't work, for example, if you drop into a subshell from vi using the :sh command. The function won't be defined, so you'll get the regular old cd.

The hint itself is great, just put it in your .bashrc, not your .bash_profile.

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