- Show only the file name from a path:basename [path/to/file]- Show only the file name from a path, with a suffix removed:basename [path/to/file] [suffix]
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.
Written by David MacKenzie.
GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/> Report basename translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>
Copyright © 2016 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.
Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/basename> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) basename invocation'