getting current directory

This is a discussion on getting current directory within the Linux Programming forums, part of the Platform Specific Boards category; I am wondering if there is a function to get the current working directory. I found chdir() to set the ...

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    getting current directory

    I am wondering if there is a function to get the current working directory. I found chdir() to set the current directory, but can't seem to find a function for getting the current directory. Thanks

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    man getcwd

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    or capture std out from pwd

    pwd just sends the full path to current directory to standard output.
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