basename - strip directory and suffix from filenames
basename OPTION... NAME...
Print NAME with any leading directory components removed. If specified, also remove a trailing SUFFIX.
arguments to long options are mandatory for short options
support multiple arguments and treat each as a NAME
remove a trailing SUFFIX; implies -a
end each output line with NUL, not newline
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
basename include/stdio.h .h
basename -s .h include/stdio.h
basename -a any/str1 any/str2
-> "str1" followed by "str2"
Written by David MacKenzie.
© 2020 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+:
GNU GPL version 3 or later
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) basename invocation'