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Old 11-17-2009
Extract RPM name from path to .rpm file

It's the end of the day and I just can't get my head around this. I'm trying to extract just the name of the RPM from the path to a .rpm file. So from:

I need to extract 'nagios-our-plugins'.

I can't get the awk syntax right:
awk '{ split($STUFF, a, "-") print $a[1] }'

(where $STUFF is a bash variable that contains the path).

Can anyone help me out with a awk, sed or even straight bash script to do this?
# 2  
Old 11-17-2009
A solution with sed :
$ echo /home/me/rpm/RPMS/i386/nagios-our-plugins-1.2-6.i386.rpm | sed 's_.*/\([^.]*\).*_\1_'

# 3  
Old 11-17-2009
Originally Posted by aussieos
I'm trying to extract just the name of the RPM from the path to a .rpm file. So from:

I need to extract 'nagios-our-plugins'.

There's no need for an external command. In any POSIX shell:


# 4  
Old 11-18-2009
Thanks, the below worked perfectly:
# 5  
Old 11-18-2009
Need help with extracting records from unix file


Please help, Input file is on Linux box and the input file has data in just one line with 1699741696 characters.

Sample Input:
<xml><document coll="uspatfull" version="0"><CMSdoc>xxxantivirus <tag1>1</tag1></CMSdoc></document><document coll="uspatfull" version="0"><CMSdoc>yyy<tag1> a</tag1></CMSdoc></document>><document coll="uspatfull" version="0"><CMSdoc>likeavirusesxxx<tag1>aaa</tag1></CMSdoc></document></xml>

Output should be:
If data like "virus" appears anywhere between the document tags we need that in the output.

<xml><document coll="uspatfull" version="0"><CMSdoc>xxxantivirus <tag1>1</tag1></CMSdoc></document><document coll="uspatfull" version="0"><CMSdoc>likeavirusesxxx<tag1>aaa</tag1></CMSdoc></document></xml>

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Old 11-18-2009

Please do not add a new question on a different subject to an existing thread.
You should open a new thread instead.


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