[CentOS] Get only script name with shell script

John R. Dennison jrd at gerdesas.com
Fri Apr 24 18:43:06 UTC 2009

On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 09:35:00PM +0300, Semih Gokalp wrote:
> Hi all,
> I wrote shell script and put it under the /usr/local/bin/ directory.
> I use echo $0 for get script name but it has printed
> "/usr/local/bin/<scriptname>" but  i want to only print <scriptname>

	I use:

	PROGRAM=$(basename $0)

	in all my scripts to tag the name of the currently executing


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