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what is the difference between ./abc and . ./abc

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what is the difference between the commands ./abc and . ./abc , what variables does the first command use? and what variable does the second one use
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ahmunre,

The first looks for abc in the current directory.  The second will go to the parent and then look for abc.  The ./ is for the current folder while ../ will go to the parent.

Let me know if you have any questions or need more information.

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