dirname man page on Oracle
DIRNAME(1) User Commands DIRNAME(1)
dirname - strip last component from file name
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
separate output with NUL rather than newline
--help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
dirname dir1/str dir2/str
-> "dir1" followed by "dir2"
GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
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Written by David MacKenzie and Jim Meyering.
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.
The full documentation for dirname is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
If the info and dirname programs are properly installed at your site,
info coreutils 'dirname invocation'
should give you access to the complete manual.
GNU coreutils 8.22 May 2014 DIRNAME(1)
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