Function

GLibpath_get_basename

Declaration

gchar*
g_path_get_basename (
  const gchar* file_name
)

Description

Gets the last component of the filename.

If file_name ends with a directory separator it gets the component before the last slash. If file_name consists only of directory separators (and on Windows, possibly a drive letter), a single separator is returned. If file_name is empty, it gets “.”.

Parameters

file_name const gchar*
 

The name of the file.

 The data is owned by the caller of the function.
 The string is a file system path, using the OS encoding.

Return value

Returns: filename
 

A newly allocated string containing the last component of the filename.

 The caller of the function takes ownership of the data, and is responsible for freeing it.
 The string is a file system path, using the OS encoding.