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BASENAME

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: October 2020
Index 

NAME

basename - strip directory and suffix from filenames 

SYNOPSIS

basename,NAME /[,SUFFIX/]
basename,OPTION/... ,NAME/... 

DESCRIPTION

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

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

-a, --multiple
support multiple arguments and treat each as a NAME
-s, --suffix=,SUFFIX/
remove a trailing SUFFIX; implies -a
-z, --zero
end each output line with NUL, not newline
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit
 

EXAMPLES

basename /usr/bin/sort
-> "sort"
basename include/stdio.h .h
-> "stdio"
basename -s .h include/stdio.h
-> "stdio"
basename -a any/str1 any/str2
-> "str1" followed by "str2"
 

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie. 

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
Report any translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/> 

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2020 Free Software Foundation, Inc.License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://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)


Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/basename>
or available locally via: info aq(coreutils) basename invocationaq


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
EXAMPLES
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

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