unrar - get the name of extracted file

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unrar - get the name of extracted file

If I have a script that is using
unrar e file.part1.rar

How does the script get the name of the extracted file if I don't know the extension of the file?

In my example the name would be file.***, but I wouldn't know the extension.

---------- Post updated at 05:13 PM ---------- Previous update was at 04:48 PM ----------

I figured out this method, and it works:
ls > list
no_ext=`echo $filename | sed '/\.part1\.rar//'`
extracted_filename=$(awk -v no_ext=$no_ext 'index( $0, no_ext ) && ! /.rar/' list)

Last edited by locoroco; 08-19-2011 at 01:20 PM..
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