Perl chdir Function
This function changes the current working directory to EXPR, or to the user's home directory if none is specified. This function call is equivalent to Unix command cd EXPR.
Following is the simple syntax for this function −
chdir EXPR chdir
This function returns 0 on failure and 1 on success.
Following is the example code showing its basic usage, assume you are working in /user/home/tutorialspoint directory −
#!/usr/bin/perl chdir "/usr/home"; # Now you are in /usr/home dir. chdir; # Now you are in home directory /user/home/tutorialspoint
When above code is executed, it produces the following result −