Thanks ikegami. Agreed. The working directory is a location chosen by the user. Due to symlinks one might reach the same location through different paths. And this state is in bash, there's no way of knowing this state unless bash exposes it.

In reply to Re^2: Getting the absolute path of a script, without PWD by perlancar
in thread Getting the shell's version of working directory, without PWD's help by perlancar

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