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Old 02-14-2008
how to get filename

I have a list of pathnames in file A.text then I want to get only filenames to B.text. For example,

File A.text
Quote:
/export/home/test_Jan_2008
/tmp/Dec_2007
/app/tmp/log/Ora_Feb_2008
...
...
...
File B.text (should be)
Quote:
test_Jan_2008
Dec_2007
Ora_Feb_2008
...
...
...
How to do it ?

Thank in advance

Last edited by unitipon; 02-14-2008 at 07:24 AM.. Reason: Miss some thing
# 2  
Old 02-14-2008
how to get filename

la -A test_* > newfile.txt

or

la -A test_*
nivas
# 3  
Old 02-14-2008
Power

Thank you for your reply. The code that you gave is OK but If some filename is not start with test so what I should do?
# 4  
Old 02-14-2008
The ls solution assumes the files exist. What if they don't?

Code:
awk -F/ '{ print $NF }' list_of_files.txt

# 5  
Old 02-14-2008
Thank you again both of you. It's work !! Smilie
# 6  
Old 02-15-2008
If you are building the first file with the names in it just so you can extract the filenames, then you could skip that step with this:

me@mine:~$ find ./foo -type f -exec basename {} \;

# This finds all files in my foo directory and 'basename' retrieves just the file part.
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