[PD] relative pathnames/ stripping paths

guenter geiger geiger at xdv.org
Thu May 6 16:07:24 CEST 2004

On Thu, 6 May 2004, Krzysztof Czaja wrote:
> hi Guenter,
> I do not think anybody skillful enough for sed scripting would
> have any trouble using scripting externals that exist already
> (a simple example: [+tot file tail $in] -> [+tot +out])

Yes, right. I didn't mean it that literally. But how could you know.
I thought more about the simple functionally bash variables have,
but translated to pd talk

[strip */]
[strip /*]

and similar things.

> Btw, where is `strippathname' from?  I found a `strippath'
> (apparently unfinished) in cvs, which conflicts with the
> cyclone's one -- currently a dummy, but it is going to be
> implemented, cross-platformly, some day.

As always, a wonderful addition. Finally something that works.


> guenter geiger wrote:
> ...
> > Another problem is that general symbol manipulations are missing.
> > (e.g something like a "sed" external, which would solve this
> > and all related problems)

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