dirname



DIRNAME(1)                       User Commands                      DIRNAME(1)




NAME

       dirname - strip non-directory suffix from file name


SYNOPSIS

       dirname NAME
       dirname OPTION


DESCRIPTION

       Print  NAME  with  its trailing /component removed; if NAME contains no
       /’s, output ‘.’ (meaning the current directory).

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit


AUTHOR

       Written by David MacKenzie and Jim Meyering.


REPORTING BUGS

       Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO  warranty;  not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.


SEE ALSO

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

              info coreutils dirname

       should give you access to the complete manual.



dirname 5.2.1                      July 2005                        DIRNAME(1)

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