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CHDIR(2)		   Linux Programmer's Manual		      CHDIR(2)

       chdir, fchdir - change working directory

       #include <unistd.h>

       int chdir(const char *path);
       int fchdir(int fd);

   Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

	   _BSD_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 500 ||
	   || /* Since glibc 2.12: */ _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200809L

       chdir() changes the current working directory of the calling process to
       the directory specified in path.

       fchdir()	 is  identical	to  chdir();  the  only difference is that the
       directory is given as an open file descriptor.

       On success, zero is returned.  On error, -1 is returned, and  errno  is
       set appropriately.

       Depending  on  the  filesystem, other errors can be returned.  The more
       general errors for chdir() are listed below:

       EACCES Search permission is denied for one of the components  of	 path.
	      (See also path_resolution(7).)

       EFAULT path points outside your accessible address space.

       EIO    An I/O error occurred.

       ELOOP  Too many symbolic links were encountered in resolving path.

	      path is too long.

       ENOENT The file does not exist.

       ENOMEM Insufficient kernel memory was available.

	      A component of path is not a directory.

       The general errors for fchdir() are listed below:

       EACCES Search permission was denied on the directory open on fd.

       EBADF  fd is not a valid file descriptor.

       SVr4, 4.4BSD, POSIX.1-2001.

       The  current  working  directory is the starting point for interpreting
       relative pathnames (those not starting with '/').

       A child process created via fork(2) inherits its parent's current work‐
       ing  directory.	 The  current  working	directory is left unchanged by

       chroot(2), getcwd(3), path_resolution(7)

       This page is part of release 3.54 of the Linux  man-pages  project.   A
       description  of	the project, and information about reporting bugs, can
       be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.

Linux				  2010-11-25			      CHDIR(2)

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