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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 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

       -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"

       GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/> Report basename trans-
       lation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

AUTHOR
       Written by David MacKenzie.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright  (C)  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 8.22			    June 2014				      BASENAME(1)
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