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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

EXAMPLES

basename /usr/bin/sort Output "sort". basename include/stdio.h .h Output "stdio".

AUTHOR

Written by FIXME unknown.

REPORTING BUGS

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

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

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 basename should give you access to the complete manual. basename 5.97 March 2012 BASENAME(1)

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