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basename


SYNOPSIS

       basename NAME [SUFFIX]
       basename OPTION... NAME...


DESCRIPTION

       Print  NAME  with  any leading directory components removed.  If speci-
       fied, also remove a trailing SUFFIX.

       Mandatory arguments to long options are  mandatory  for  short  options
       too.

       -a, --multiple
              support multiple arguments and treat each as a NAME

       -s, --suffix=SUFFIX
              remove a trailing SUFFIX

       -z, --zero
              separate output with NUL rather than newline

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit


EXAMPLES

       basename /usr/bin/sort
              -> "sort"

       basename include/stdio.h .h
              -> "stdio"

       basename -s .h include/stdio.h
              -> "stdio"

       basename -a any/str1 any/str2
              -> "str1" followed by "str2"

       GNU  coreutils  online  help:  <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       Report   basename   translation   bugs    to    <http://translationpro-
       ject.org/team/>


AUTHOR

       Written by David MacKenzie.


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright  (C) 2013 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.


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