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basename est une commande Unix qui renvoie le préfixe du fichier placé en paramètre, selon le suffixe mentionné ensuite.

BASENAME(1) User Commands BASENAME(1)

NAME

basename – strip directory and suffix from filenames

SYNOPSIS

basename NAME [SUFFIX] basename OPTION… NAME…

DESCRIPTION

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

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options
too.

-a, –multiple
support multiple arguments and treat each as a

NAME

-s, –suffix=SUFFIX
remove a trailing SUFFIX; implies -a

-z, –zero
end each output line with NUL, not newline

–help display this help and exit

–version
output version information and exit

EXAMPLES
basename /usr/bin/sort
-> “sort”

basename include/stdio.h .h
-> “stdio”

basename -s .h include/stdio.h
-> “stdio”

basename -a any/str1 any/str2
-> “str1” followed by “str2”

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help:
Report basename translation bugs to

COPRYRIGHT

Copyright © 2016 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.

SEE ALSO

dirname, readlink

Full documentation at:
or available locally via: info ‘(coreutils) basename invocation’

GNU coreutils 8.25 February 2016 BASENAME(1)