delete line upto the nth occurence of a particular charachter.

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# 8  
Old 10-08-2009
You can use parameter expansion
# MYPATH=cms/images/wifi-zone.png
# echo ${MYPATH##*/}
# echo ${MYPATH%/*}/

or use basename and dirname Smilie
# 9  
Old 10-08-2009
awk -F/ '{print $1"/"$2"/"}'

# 10  
Old 10-09-2009

Thanks for the reply. its working fine. but just for more readability i dont want remove / at the end of line.

input wud be...

cp cms/images/wifi-zone.css.php

and output should be

cp cms/images/

currently out put using
sed 's/\/[^\/]\+$//'


cp cms/images

(/ is not there at the end).

so i just want to remove everything After slash (/) which will not include slash itself.
# 11  
Old 10-09-2009
Should be something like:

sed 's!\(.*/\).*!\1!'

# 12  
Old 10-09-2009
sed 's/\/[^\/]\+$/\//'

# 13  
Old 10-09-2009
Thank You All for Efforts and quick reply.
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