basename - strip directory and suffix from filenames
basename NAME [SUFFIX]
basename OPTION... NAME...
Print NAME with any leading directory components removed. If specified, also remove a trailing SUFFIX.
Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.
support multiple arguments and treat each as a NAME
remove a trailing SUFFIX
separate output with NUL rather than newline
--help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
basename include/stdio.h .h
basename -s .h include/stdio.h
basename -a any/str1 any/str2
-> "str1" followed by "str2"
Written by David MacKenzie.
Report basename bugs to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Copyright © 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.
The full documentation for basename is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and basename programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info coreutils 'basename invocation'
should give you access to the complete manual.