[Pdx-pm] last directory in a path

Jeff Lavallee jeff at zeroclue.com
Wed Nov 7 17:07:24 PST 2007

You may find File::Spec->splitdir helpful

Thomas Keller wrote:
> Hi,
> I know I'll be kicking myself in a few minutes,
> ... but how do you pop off the parent directory from a path?
> I thought dirname from File::Basename would do it
> Ex: /Users/me/data/this_one/
> I want to capture the string "this_one".
> thanks,
> Tom 
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