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> Is there any easy way to get it?

No, not what you intend with "easy"!

Use a regex or split or substr to isolate what you wanted from the full path

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DB<106> $head="/tmp/";$tail="/foo/file" => "/foo/file" DB<107> $path= <$head*$tail> => "/tmp/bla/foo/file" DB<108> ($middle) = $path =~ /^\Q$head\E(.*)\Q$tail\E$/ => "bla"

Easy enough! (?)

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FWIW a one liner:

DB<109> ($middle) = <$head*$tail> =~ /^\Q$head\E(.*)\Q$tail\E$/ => "bla"

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added quotemeta

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Not sure if I misunderstood your question or if you phrasing is just fuzzy. What are folder names inside dir2 ?

Cheers Rolf

( addicted to the Perl Programming Language)


In reply to Re: A regarding glob by LanX
in thread Q regarding glob by arunagiri

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