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Reading a file - problem with using tokens

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Last Modified: 2010-04-01
I am reading in a file and am using tokens to parse the data.

Here is one line from the file
fileDir  =  /home/jee

Each line consists of 3 tokens..
I take the first token, and compare it

if(strcmp(first_token, homeDir) == 0)
     strcpy(fileDir, last_token)

I then use that path I extracted from the file to poll that directory.
However, I would get en error when using opendir.  As I stepped through the debugger tool, I noticed that the actual value of the last_token was /home/jee\n
How can I omit the carriage return on that token?

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