Man page of BASENAME
Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: June 2009
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basename - strip directory and suffix from filenames
Print NAME with any leading directory components removed.
If specified, also remove a trailing SUFFIX.
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
- basename /usr/bin/sort
- basename include/stdio.h .h
Written by David MacKenzie.
Report basename bugs to [email protected]
GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
Copyright © 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
The full documentation for
is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the
programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info coreutils 'basename invocation'
should give you access to the complete manual.
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Time: 03:41:09 GMT, September 24, 2010