OT: Shell script

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Mon Jul 11 19:07:14 GMT 2005

Brian Henning <brian.henning at gmail.com> writes:

> I am trying to write an SH script that i need some functionality. 
> I want it to be able to get a filename without the extention on the end.
> for example.
> file.mp3
> i would like it to return 'file'.

basename(1); it's even POSIX, so it's pretty portable.

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