BASENAME(1)                                           BASENAME(1)

NAME
       basename - strip directory and suffix from filenames

SYNOPSIS
       basename name [suffix]
       basename {--help,--version}

DESCRIPTION
       This  manual  page  documents the GNU version of basename.
       The basename command removes any leading directory  compo-
       nents  from  name; If suffix is specified and is identical
       to the end of name, it  is  removed  from  name  as  well.
       basename prints the resulting name on the standard output.

   OPTIONS
       --help Print a usage message on standard output  and  exit
              successfully.

       --version
              Print  version  information on standard output then
              exit successfully.

FSF                    GNU Shell Utilities                      1