Python os.chdir() Method
The method chdir() changes the current working directory to the given path.It returns None in all the cases.
Following is the syntax for chdir() method:
path -- This is complete path of the directory to be changed to a new location.
This method does not return any value.
The following example shows the usage of chdir() method.
#!/usr/bin/python import os path = "/usr/tmp" # Check current working directory. retval = os.getcwd() print "Current working directory %s" % retval # Now change the directory os.chdir( path ) # Check current working directory. retval = os.getcwd() print "Directory changed successfully %s" % retval
Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:
Current working directory /usr Directory changed successfully /usr/tmp