BASENAME

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
REPORTING BUGS
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT

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

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-sh-utils@gnu.org>.

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.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 1999 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.