|DIRNAME(1)||General Commands Manual||DIRNAME(1)|
dirname — return
directory portion of pathname
dirname deletes the filename portion,
beginning with the last slash (‘/’) character to the end of
pathname, and writes the result to the standard
dirname utility exits 0 on
success, and >0 if an error occurs.
The following line sets the shell variable
FOO to /usr/bin:
dirname utility is compliant with the
IEEE Std 1003.1-2008 (“POSIX.1”)
The original BSD version was written by Keith Bostic. The current OpenBSD version was written by Todd Miller <email@example.com>.
|February 16, 2014||OpenBSD-current|