DIRNAME(1) User Commands DIRNAME(1)
NAME dirname - strip non-directory suffix from file name
SYNOPSIS dirname NAME dirname OPTION
DESCRIPTION Print NAME with its trailing /component removed; if NAME contains no /s, output . (meaning the current directory).
--help display this help and exit
--version output version information and exit
EXAMPLES dirname /usr/bin/sort Output "/usr/bin".
dirname stdio.h Output ".".
AUTHOR Written by David MacKenzie and Jim Meyering.
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 dirname is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and dirname programs are properly installed at your site, the command
should give you access to the complete manual.
dirname 5.97 March 2012 DIRNAME(1)