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Re: Get directory name?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Get directory name?
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 17:06:16 -0400
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> I can't find a good way to get the last directory name from a directory
> path using the current functions for file name handling. There must be
> some way ...?

> file-name-nondirectory does not work for a directory path (or, rather it
> returns "" which is not what I want). Maybe there should be a

Not sure what "the last directory name from a directory path" means.
Do you mean

  (file-name-nondirectory (directory-file-name DIR))

-- Stefan

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