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DIRNAME(1)			 User Commands			    DIRNAME(1)

NAME
       dirname - strip last component from file name

SYNOPSIS
       dirname [OPTION] NAME...

DESCRIPTION
       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
	      separate output with NUL rather than newline

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
	      output version information and exit

EXAMPLES
       dirname /usr/bin/
	      -> "/usr"

       dirname dir1/str dir2/str
	      -> "dir1" followed by "dir2"

       dirname stdio.h
	      -> "."

AUTHOR
       Written by David MacKenzie and Jim Meyering.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report dirname 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	 dirname    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
       basename(1), readlink(1)

       The full documentation for dirname is maintained as a  Texinfo  manual.
       If  the	info and dirname programs are properly installed at your site,
       the command

	      info coreutils 'dirname invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU coreutils 8.21		  March 2014			    DIRNAME(1)
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