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 <email@example.com>.
COPYRIGHT Copyright © 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
should give you access to the complete manual.
basename 5.97 March 2012 BASENAME(1)