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CPU & Memory Parsing String

Hi,

I am trying to do the following in Linux:

I have some text as follows:
/home/user/backup/scripts/SDW/sql/backup.sql

which needs to be parsed:
to pick up "backup"

So, pick up text after the last '/' until '.' from a string.

Can someone please tell me how can I do that?

Thanks,
thinksys
# 2  
you can try using command called dirname

that would give you the directory string .. after you can mangage to get the remaining and trim the extension.
# 3  
couple of ways:

Code:
#  echo "/home/user/backup/scripts/SDW/sql/backup.sql" | sed 's/.*\/\([^\/\.]*\)\..*/\1/'
backup

or

#  echo "/home/user/backup/scripts/SDW/sql/backup.sql"  |nawk -F"[/.]" '{print $(NF-1)}'
backup

HTH
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