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Old 06-09-2004, 05:31 AM   #1
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PWD question : Current dir not full path


Hey Gang,

Dumb question I know.. But i can't nut it out.

pwd gives me

/home/work/test
/usr/files/386

I only want to know what dir i'm in. So answer is test or 386
I know I need to pipe this through SED perhaps but can't work it out...

Ideas?

Cheers, M.
 
Old 06-09-2004, 05:55 AM   #2
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Code:
pwd | awk -F/ '{print $NF}'
 
Old 06-09-2004, 05:58 AM   #3
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Also found

pwd | sed 's/.*\///'

works too.
Cheers, M.
 
  


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