Changing directories

Posted on 2004-05-01
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Last Modified: 2010-04-01

In my code, I have to change directories but chdir does not work.  How do I go about setting the directory?

One more thing too...If you want to start polling in one directory,
Directory 1: /temp/dir1

I am getting a file from that directory and wanting to move it to another directory, /temp/dir2/  
In that directory, I want to run a tool which generates another file but I want to set the directory to dir2 for the duration of the program.  How would I do that?  (Linux platform).
Question by:jewee
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jkr earned 1600 total points
ID: 10969116
What does 'chdir()' return? E.g.

if ( -1 == chdir ( "/temp/dir")) perror ( "invalid path for chdir");

Author Comment

ID: 10969169
Unbelievable, apparently, when I used chdir, i included another / like this "/temp/dir/"


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