How do I get an ls -l to not show the full directory path?


 
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Old 11-16-2011
How do I get an ls -l to not show the full directory path?

Hey

I'm new to the forums here, and I'm seeking help for this script that I'm writing. When I do ls -l of a directory it shows the full pathname for files in it. For example, if the directory is /internet/post/forum/ and the file is topic, it currently shows internet/post/forum/topic. What's the correct way to get it to just say /topic when I'm ls'ing a directory to see the files within?

Thanks a lot, greatly appreciated.
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Old 11-16-2011
cd into the directory first:

Code:
cd /internet/post/forum/
ls -l
cd $OLDPWD

# 3  
Old 11-16-2011
Thanks!
# 4  
Old 11-17-2011
something like
Code:
ls -l | grep sed 's/<Homedirectorry>//g'

ie. replace all homedirectory references with null.

Last edited by Franklin52; 11-17-2011 at 06:16 AM.. Reason: Please use code tags, thanks
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