PYTHON chdir

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chdir

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

chdirChange directory

Description

bool chdir ( string $directory )

Changes PHP's current directory to directory .

Parameters

directory

The new current directory

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example #1 chdir() example

<?php

// current directory
echo getcwd() . "\n";

chdir('public_html');

// current directory
echo getcwd() . "\n";

?>

The above example will output something similar to:

/home/vincent
/home/vincent/public_html

Notes

Note: When safe mode is enabled, PHP checks whether the directory in which the script is operating has the same UID (owner) as the script that is being executed.

See Also

  • getcwd() - Gets the current working directory