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MAN page from Mandriva 2010 coreutils-doc-7.5-2.1mdv2010.0.i586.rpm

BASENAME

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: August 2009
Index 

NAME

basename - strip directory and suffix from filenames 

SYNOPSIS

basenameNAME [SUFFIX]
basenameOPTION 

DESCRIPTION

Print NAME with any leading directory components removed.If specified, also remove a trailing SUFFIX.

--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit
 

EXAMPLES

basename /usr/bin/sort
Output "sort".
basename include/stdio.h .h
Output "stdio".
 

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie. 

REPORTING BUGS

Report basename bugs to bug-coreutilsAATTgnu.org
GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/> 

COPYRIGHT

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. 

SEE ALSO

dirname(1), readlink(1)

The full documentation forbasenameis maintained as a Texinfo manual. If theinfoandbasenameprograms are properly installed at your site, the command

info coreutils aqbasename invocationaq

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
EXAMPLES
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

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