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BASENAME(1)			 User Commands			   BASENAME(1)

NAME
       basename - strip directory and suffix from filenames

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"

AUTHOR
       Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report basename bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
       GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
       Report	 basename    translation   bugs	  to   <http://translationpro‐
       ject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT
       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.

SEE ALSO
       dirname(1), readlink(1)

       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.

GNU coreutils 8.21		  March 2014			   BASENAME(1)
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