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Old 01-29-2010
sed copy paste


I have this path and file:

I want to end up with:

Take the dir after the 10th slash, add a tab at the end and paste the dir it copied.

# 2  
Old 01-29-2010
echo "/dir/dir/dir/dir/dir/dir/dir/dir/dir/THIS_SPOT/fle.txt" | awk -F/ '{print $0 "\t" $11}'

# 3  
Old 01-30-2010
Try using basename and dirname.
# 4  
Old 01-31-2010
This is kind of brute-force, but it seems to work. Note I'm using commas instead of slashes in the s command.
echo ..... | sed "s,$DIR/\(THIS_SPOT\)/file.txt,&\t\1,"

This might be what you are actually looking for:
echo ..... | sed "s,/\([^/]*/\)\{9\}\([^/]*\).*,&\t\2,"

# 5  
Old 01-31-2010
@scottn: maybe more precisely to print field NF-1:

awk -F/ '{print $0 "\t" $(NF-1)}'

Another one with sed:

sed 's_.*/\([^/]*\)/.*_&\t\1_'

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