Perl chdir Function

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Description

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.

Syntax

Following is the simple syntax for this function:

chdir EXPR

chdir

Return Value

This function returns 0 on failure and 1 on success.

Example

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 produced following result:




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