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getcwd

Gets the current working directory (PHP 4, PHP 5)
string getcwd ( )

Gets the current working directory.

Return Values

Returns the current working directory on success, or FALSE on failure.

On some Unix variants, getcwd() will return FALSE if any one of the parent directories does not have the readable or search mode set, even if the current directory does. See chmod() for more information on modes and permissions.

Examples

Example 506. getcwd() example

<?php

// current directory
echo getcwd() . "\n";

chdir('cvs');

// current directory
echo getcwd() . "\n";

?>

The above example will output something similar to:

/home/didou
/home/didou/cvs