Provided by: coreutils_7.4-2ubuntu2_i386 bug

NAME

       basename - strip directory and suffix from filenames

SYNOPSIS

       basename NAME [SUFFIX]
       basename OPTION

DESCRIPTION

       Print   NAME   with  any  leading  directory  components  removed.   If
       specified, also remove a trailing SUFFIX.

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit

EXAMPLES

       basename /usr/bin/sort
              Output "sort".

       basename include/stdio.h .h
              Output "stdio".

AUTHOR

       Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

       Report basename bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
       GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.   License  GPLv3+:  GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
       This  is  free  software:  you  are free to change and redistribute it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

       dirname(1), readlink(1)

       The full documentation for basename is maintained as a Texinfo  manual.
       If  the info and basename programs are properly installed at your site,
       the command

              info coreutils 'basename invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.