I frequently have to cd from $HOME to a particular long directory path. So I thought I'd put a cdscript in $HOME to make getting there a little quicker.
here is a small test I ran, to try and move me back to root:
It returns the current working directory, and then the correct new one, but when the script finished executing, ...
Using this answer, I have created a symbolic link in my .bashrc file to make changing to a frequently used directory easier.
ln -s ~/a/b/c/d/development dev
I can change directory from my home ...