shrc Shore::chdir(const char *path);
changes the process' current working directory to the directory given by
Shore applications have two notions of "working directory:"
the Shore working directory and the Unix working directory.
This method changes the former, leaving the latter unchanged.
The later can be changed with
The pathname of the (Shore) current working directory can be retrieved with
Changing to a directory required inspecting the directory's
access bits, which in turn, acquires a short-term share lock (SH-mode)
on the directory.
This manual page applies to Version 1.1.1 of the Shore software.
The Shore project is sponsored by the Advanced Research Project Agency, ARPA
order number 018 (formerly 8230), monitored by the U.S. Army Research
Laboratory under contract DAAB07-91-C-Q518.
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