basename man page on Scientific
BASENAME(1) User Commands BASENAME(1)
basename - strip directory and suffix from filenames
basename NAME [SUFFIX]
Print NAME with any leading directory components removed. If speci‐
fied, also remove a trailing SUFFIX.
--help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
basename include/stdio.h .h
Written by David MacKenzie.
Report basename bugs to firstname.lastname@example.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‐
Copyright © 2010 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.
The full documentation for basename is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
If the info and basename programs are properly installed at your site,
info coreutils 'basename invocation'
should give you access to the complete manual.
GNU coreutils 8.4 November 2013 BASENAME(1)
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