return non-directory portion of a pathname
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.
- -a, --multiple
support multiple arguments and treat each as a NAME
- -s, --suffix=SUFFIX
remove a trailing SUFFIX; implies -a
- -z, --zero
end each output line with NUL, not newline
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
- basename /usr/bin/sort
- basename include/stdio.h .h
- basename -s .h include/stdio.h
- basename -a any/str1 any/str2
-> "str1" followed by "str2"
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Written by David MacKenzie.