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Re: extract file name from a dynamic path

by harleypig (Scribe)
on Sep 06, 2008 at 17:34 UTC ( #709534=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to extract file name from a dynamic path

I would agree with the response above. Use File::Basename. It handles a lot of things you wouldn't necessarily think to include.

However, for the sake of completeness, there are a couple of ways you could do this:

( $filename ) = $tst =~ /^.*\\(.*)$/

$filename = ( split /\\/, $tst )[-1]

Harley J Pig

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