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# 1  
Old 12-02-2008
Basename a file with spaces

Hi,

I'm trying to get the filename from a full path, but the filename contain spaces. So basename tries to remove the "suffix" which is part of the filename...

Ex.
#!/bin/ksh
INPUT=/full/path/file with space.mp3
FILE=$(basename $INPUT)


This will return a basename exception trying to remove the suffix "with space.mp3"

Any solution?

Thanks
# 2  
Old 12-02-2008
FILE=$(basename "$INPUT")
# 3  
Old 12-02-2008
Thanks!
Worked first try. Maybe should have been in the Dummies section...

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