basename


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 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://translationpro-
       ject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright  (C) 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.



GNU coreutils 8.12.197-032bb    September 2011                     BASENAME(1)
Man Pages Copyright Respective Owners. Site Copyright (C) 1994 - 2015 Hurricane Electric. All Rights Reserved.