getting absolute path of a file in csh?

Tom Metro blu at
Tue Aug 8 12:26:00 EDT 2006

Robert La Ferla wrote:
> In a csh script, how do you get the absolute path of a filename?
> If the cwd is "/users/myacct" and there is a file called "filename.dat", 
> I want a command (built-in or external)  that given the argument 
> "filename.dat", returns "/users/myacct/filename.dat".

set file="filename.dat"
echo "$cwd/$file:t"


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