|BASENAME(1)||General Commands Manual||BASENAME(1)|
basename — return
filename portion of pathname
basename deletes any prefix ending with
the last slash (‘/’) character present in
string, and a suffix, if given.
The resulting filename is written to the standard output. A non-existent
suffix is ignored.
basename utility exits 0 on
success, and >0 if an error occurs.
The following line sets the shell variable
FOO to tail:
basename utility is compliant with the
IEEE Std 1003.1-2008 (“POSIX.1”)
|September 3, 2010||OpenBSD-5.8|