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# 1  
Old 10-19-2012
Zero typing problem!

I have this below script for removing the full path from a string which is indeed a filepath location if windows.
It converts input

But if filename has 0 like:
Then its typing

PLEASE note that its solaris.
Script is:
echo $str | sed 's/.*\\//'
exit 0

# 2  
Old 10-19-2012

You can use basename to get the last part of a path.

As sh means sh in Solaris, that's probably the easiest approach.

Edit: Seing that it's backslashes, not forward slashes, basename might not cut it, but I don't understand if those are normal (ASCII) zero's why sed would behave this way.

Edit 2: Duh! Because sed treats \0 as a Null character!

Edit 3: That was a duh @ me, not a duh @ you Smilie
# 3  
Old 10-19-2012
See if this works for you
echo "$str" | tr -s '\' ' ' | nawk '{print $(NF)}'

# 4  
Old 10-19-2012
Try using double quotes..

echo "$str" | sed 's/.*\\//'
exit 0


I think we can directly do like this also(Don't know is there any problem with SolarisSmilie)

echo "$str" | nawk -F '\' '{ print $NF}'

# 5  
Old 10-19-2012
The easiest way would be to do this:

$ echo ${str##*\\}

Last edited by Subbeh; 10-19-2012 at 10:39 AM.. Reason: Oops, doesn't work with sh in Solaris :)
# 6  
Old 10-19-2012
Originally Posted by Subbeh
The easiest way would be to do this:

$ echo ${str##*\\}

Not in sh in Solaris it wouldn't Smilie
# 7  
Old 10-19-2012
Any solution guys!

Last edited by nixhead; 10-19-2012 at 11:48 AM..

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