cd(n) Tcl Built-In Commands cd(n)


NAME cd - Change working directory

SYNOPSIS cd ?dirName? _________________________________________________________________

DESCRIPTION Change the current working directory to dirName, or to the home direc- tory (as specified in the HOME environment variable) if dirName is not given. Returns an empty string. Note that the current working direc- tory is a per-process resource; the cd command changes the working directory for all interpreters and (in a threaded environment) all threads.

EXAMPLES Change to the home directory of the user fred: cd ~fred

Change to the directory lib that is a sibling directory of the current one: cd ../lib

SEE ALSO filename(n), glob(n), pwd(n)

KEYWORDS working directory

Tcl cd(n)