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DIRNAME

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

NAME

dirname - strip last component from file name 

SYNOPSIS

dirname[,OPTION/] ,NAME/... 

DESCRIPTION

Output each NAME with its last non-slash component and trailing slashesremoved; if NAME contains no /'s, output '.' (meaning the current directory).

-z, --zero
end each output line with NUL, not newline
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit
 

EXAMPLES

dirname /usr/bin/
-> "/usr"
dirname dir1/str dir2/str
-> "dir1" followed by "dir2"
dirname stdio.h
-> "."
 

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie and Jim Meyering. 

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

basename(1), readlink(1)


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


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
EXAMPLES
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

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