BASENAME(1)                                                      User Commands                                                     BASENAME(1)

NAME

       basename - strip directory and suffix from filenames

SYNOPSIS

       basename NAME [SUFFIX]
       basename OPTION

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-coreutils@gnu.org
       GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
       Report basename translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2011 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  for  basename is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and basename programs are properly installed at
       your site, the command

              info coreutils 'basename invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.
 

Hi, Guest!

This is a manual page collection for Linux and Unix-like operating system.

Features

  • Works with all browsers and mobile phones.
  • The HTML in this layout validates as XHTML 1.0 strict.

Links

Search this site