basename

Strip directory and suffix from filenames.

SYNOPSIS

basename NAME [SUFFIX]
basename OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Print NAME with any leading directory components removed. If specified, 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".

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. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

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