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# 1  
Old 05-31-2011
How to change Absolute path to Relative path

Hello,

I have a doubt:-

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Current script:-

################################################################################################
Code:
prefix=user@my-server:
find . -depth -type d -name .git -printf '%h\0' | while read -d "" path ; do (
cd "$path" || exit $?
name="`basename "$path"`"
echo <command> "$prefix$PWD.git"
) done

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Output:-
Code:
<command> user@my-server:/home/git/mirror/android/adb/OpenWnn.git
<command> user@my-server:/home/git/mirror/android/adb/cts.git 
<command> user@my-server:/home/git/mirror/android/adb/dalvik.git
<command> user@my-server:/home/git/mirror/android/adb/ndk.git

#################################################################################################

Desired output:-
Code:
<command> user@my-server:/android/adb/OpenWnn.git
<command> user@my-server:/mirror/android/adb/cts.git 
<command> user@my-server:/android/adb/dalvik.git
<command> user@my-server:/mirror/android/adb/ndk.git

##################################################################################################


How shall i go about changing the absolute path to relative path, so that /home/git/mirror/android/adb/ndk.git
gets converted to /mirror/android/adb/ndk.git

Code:
//echo <command> "$prefix$PWD.git" ?? - anything for relative path??

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Last edited by pludi; 05-31-2011 at 04:36 AM..
# 2  
Old 05-31-2011
How to change Absolute path to Relative path

Try to change the value of $PWD with the value of $name .
Code:
name="`basename "$path"`"
echo <command> "$prefix$name.git"

Hope it will solve the issue Smilie

Last edited by Franklin52; 05-31-2011 at 06:13 AM.. Reason: Please use code tags, thank you
# 3  
Old 05-31-2011
Yup it was helpful Smilie
Thanks.

---------- Post updated at 06:17 PM ---------- Previous update was at 04:08 PM ----------

Hello Mann 2719,

There is an issue here:-
if i use:-
Code:
name="`basename "$path"`"
echo <command> "$prefix$name.git"

I get output as:-
Code:
<command> user@my-server:/OpenWnn.git
<command> user@my-server:/cts.git 
<command> user@my-server:/dalvik.git

Which is not what i am looking for....

Basically from this code:-
Code:
prefix=user@my-server:
find . -depth -type d -name .git -printf '%h\0' | while read -d "" path ; do (
cd "$path" || exit $?
name="`basename "$path"`"
echo <command> "$prefix$PWD.git"
) done


i just don't want /home/git to be present in my output...


Desired output :-
Code:
<command> user@my-server:/android/adb/OpenWnn.git
<command> user@my-server:/mirror/android/adb/cts.git 
<command> user@my-server:/android/adb/dalvik.git
<command> user@my-server:/mirror/android/adb/ndk.git


Moderator's Comments:
Mod Comment Please start using code tags for source listings, output, ...
# 4  
Old 05-31-2011
So you'd like to cut off your current the directory where you start your script? Try this:
Code:
#/bin/bash
startDir=$PWD
prefix=user@my-server:
find . -depth -type d -name .git -printf '%h\0' | while read -d "" path ; do (
cd "$path" || exit $?
name="`basename "$path"`"
echo <command> "$prefix${PWD#$startDir}.git"
) done

# 5  
Old 05-31-2011
Or else use cut command
Code:
prefix=user@my-server:
find . -depth -type d -name .git -printf '%h\0' | while read -d "" path ; do (
cd "$path" || exit $?
name="`basename "$path"`"
pwd=$(echo $PWD|cut -d'/' -f4-)
echo <command> "${prefix}${pwd}.git"
) done

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