basename



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 speci-
       fied, also remove a trailing SUFFIX.

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit


AUTHOR

       Written by FIXME unknown.


REPORTING BUGS

       Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO  warranty;  not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.


SEE ALSO

       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

       should give you access to the complete manual.



basename 5.2.1                     July 2005                       BASENAME(1)

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