dirname man page on Scientific
DIRNAME(1) User Commands DIRNAME(1)
dirname - strip non-directory suffix from file name
Print NAME with its trailing /component removed; if NAME contains no
/'s, output `.' (meaning the current directory).
--help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Written by David MacKenzie and Jim Meyering.
Report dirname bugs to email@example.com
GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
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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 dirname is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
If the info and dirname programs are properly installed at your site,
info coreutils 'dirname invocation'
should give you access to the complete manual.
GNU coreutils 8.4 November 2013 DIRNAME(1)
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