How To Move up one dir

Posted on 2002-04-28
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Last Modified: 2008-03-06
Using this code
I am able to cycle through the contents of the current dir,

what i want to do is the same thing for the dir above the ccurrent i thought that
would do the job but is does not what is the corrent argument for one dir above the current one.

thanks -k-
Question by:kplonk
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ID: 6976284
opendir("..") has always worked for me. Can you give some information as to what system you are running currently?

Also, try:


I do not think the slash should make a big difference, as both methods work for me. Just to be sure though.


Accepted Solution

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ID: 6976364
One other suggestion, which is admittedly a bit of a hack, is to simply chdir() directly before opening the current directory ("."). An example would be:

$thisdir = opendir("."); // now the current directory is actually ".."

// do stuff here...

If I am not understanding what you are asking, please let me know.


Author Comment

ID: 6977074
Seems i .. was wroking however the proble laied more in the script the chdir() command sorted that so thatanks

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