I feel stupid -- determine the full path to a file

Michael L Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Thu Dec 6 11:49:47 MST 2007


Derek Carter wrote:

> 
> Try dirname and basename

nope.  Doesn't work.

$ dirname `pwd`/../foo/baz
/my/current/path/../foo/baz

I need it to return
/my/current/foo/baz


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