👤
Home Man
Search
Today's Posts
Register

Linux & Unix Commands - Search Man Pages
Man Page or Keyword Search:
Select Section of Man Page:
Select Man Page Repository:

Linux 2.6 - man page for dirname (linux section 1)

DIRNAME(1)				  User Commands 			       DIRNAME(1)

NAME
       dirname - strip last component from file name

SYNOPSIS
       dirname NAME
       dirname OPTION

DESCRIPTION
       Print  NAME  with  its  trailing  /component  removed; if NAME contains no /'s, output `.'
       (meaning the current directory).

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
	      output version information and exit

EXAMPLES
       dirname /usr/bin/sort
	      Output "/usr/bin".

       dirname stdio.h
	      Output ".".

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://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2010 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 8.5			  February 2011 			       DIRNAME(1)


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:10 AM.

Unix & Linux Forums Content Copyrightę1993-2018. All Rights Reserved.
×
UNIX.COM Login
Username:
Password:  
Show Password