ysap ysap - 1 year ago 95
C Question

Extract file name from full path in C using MSVS2005

In a C program, I have a file path in a string (specifically, this is the

name stored in
). I would like to extract the file name and discard the directory path using MS Visual Studio 2005. Any built in function for that?

Answer Source

For reference, here's the code I implemented, supposedly Win/Unix compatible:

    char *pfile;
    pfile = argv[0] + strlen(argv[0]);
    for (; pfile > argv[0]; pfile--)
        if ((*pfile == '\\') || (*pfile == '/'))
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