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Answer: How do I extract a file name from a path string

by knight (Friar)
on Oct 04, 2000 at 22:31 UTC ( #35306=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > strings > How do I extract a file name from a path string - Answer contributed by knight

The File::Spec module will let you separate the volume, without having to worry about the suffix:
use File::Spec; ( $volume, $directories, $file ) = File::Spec->splitpath( $path );

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