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9.60 CHDIR — Change working directory

Description:

Change current working directory to a specified path.

This intrinsic is provided in both subroutine and function forms; however, only one form can be used in any given program unit.

Standard:

GNU extension

Class:

Subroutine, function

Syntax:
CALL CHDIR(NAME [, STATUS])
STATUS = CHDIR(NAME)
Arguments:
NAME The type shall be CHARACTER of default kind and shall specify a valid path within the file system.
STATUS (Optional) INTEGER status flag of the default kind. Returns 0 on success, and a system specific and nonzero error code otherwise.
Example:
PROGRAM test_chdir
  CHARACTER(len=255) :: path
  CALL getcwd(path)
  WRITE(*,*) TRIM(path)
  CALL chdir("/tmp")
  CALL getcwd(path)
  WRITE(*,*) TRIM(path)
END PROGRAM
See also:

GETCWD

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