Easier changing directory in Terminal for Mac OS X using rupa/z

In Terminal doing this sucks:

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cd this/is/the/path/i/want/to/get/to/and/its/quite/long

Using github.com/rupa/z allows you to do this:

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z long

to go directly to the path you wish.

It does this using 'frecency'.

Frecency is a portmantaeu of 'recent' and 'frequency'. It is a weighted rank that depends on how often and how recently something occured. As far as I know, Mozilla came up with the term.

I had a bit of trouble initially setting it up, but soon got a response from Rupa and he kindly added some notes on the wiki section to help out us Mac OS X users.

https://github.com/rupa/z/wiki

Enjoy :smile:


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