Cwd::Guard(3) User Contributed Perl Documentation Cwd::Guard(3)

Cwd::Guard - Temporary changing working directory (chdir)

use Cwd::Guard qw/cwd_guard/;
use Cwd;

my $dir = getcwd;
MYBLOCK: {
    my $guard = cwd_guard('/tmp/xxxxx') or die "failed chdir: $Cwd::Guard::Error";
    # chdir to /tmp/xxxxx
}
# back to $dir

CORE::chdir Cwd:: Guard can change the current directory (chdir) using a limited scope.

cwd_guard($dir);
chdir to $dir and returns Cwd::Guard object. return to current working directory, if this object destroyed. if failed to chdir, cwd_guard return undefined value. You can get error messages with $Gwd::Guard::Error.

Masahiro Nagano <kazeburo {at} gmail.com>

File::chdir, File::pushd

Copyright (C) Masahiro Nagano

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

2020-06-21 perl v5.32.0