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BASENAME(1)									      BASENAME(1)

       basename - strip file name affixes

       basename [ -d ] string [ suffix ]

       Basename deletes any prefix ending in slash (/) and the suffix, if present in string, from
       string, and prints the result on the standard output.

       The -d option instead prints the directory component,  that  is,  string  up  to  but  not
       including  the  final  slash.   If  the string contains no slash, a period and newline are


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