return the directory portion of a pathname
Calculate the parent directory of a given path
Calculate the parent directory of multiple paths
Delimit output with a NUL character instead of a newline (useful when combining with xargs)
dirname [OPTION] NAME...
Output each NAME with its last non-slash component and trailing slashes removed; if NAME contains no /'s, output '.' (meaning the current directory).
- -z, --zero
end each output line with NUL, not newline
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
- dirname /usr/bin/
- dirname dir1/str dir2/str
-> "dir1" followed by "dir2"
- dirname stdio.h
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