get_filename

get_filename(3alleg4)            Allegro manual            get_filename(3alleg4)



NAME
       get_filename - Returns a pointer to the filename portion of a path.
       Allegro game programming library.

SYNOPSIS
       #include <allegro.h>


       char *get_filename(const char *path);

DESCRIPTION
       Finds out the filename portion of a completely specified file path. Both
       `\' and `/' are recognized as directory separators under DOS and Windows.
       However, only `/' is recognized as directory separator under other
       platforms. Example:

          get_executable_name(name, sizeof(name));
          allegro_message("Running `%s'\n", get_filename(name));

       Note that Allegro won't perform any IO operations during the
       verification.  This means that if you have `/a/path/like/this/', which
       doesn't have a filename, the function will return a pointer to the
       trailing null character. However, if you have `/a/path/like/this',
       Allegro will return a pointer to `this', even if it is a valid directory.

RETURN VALUE
       Returns a pointer to the portion of `path' where the filename starts, or
       the beginning of `path' if no valid filename is found (eg. you are
       processing a path with backslashes under Unix).


SEE ALSO
       get_extension(3alleg4), put_backslash(3alleg4),
       replace_filename(3alleg4), exmidi(3alleg4)



Allegro                           version 4.4.3            get_filename(3alleg4)