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BASENAME(1) - Linux man page online | User commands

Strip directory and suffix from filenames.

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January 2018
BASENAME(1) User Commands BASENAME(1)

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: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/> Report basename translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>
Copyright © 2017 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) Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/basename> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) basename invocation'
GNU coreutils 8.28 January 2018 BASENAME(1)
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basename(1) referred by basename(3) | cksfv(1) | collectd.conf(5) | dacs.exprs(5) | debiandoc-sgml(1) | dirname(1) | File::Basename(3perl) | libmagic(3) | Lintian::Path(3) | pmsignal(1) | tnftp(1)
refer to dirname(1) | readlink(1)
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