Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: October 2019
dirname - strip last component from file name
Output each NAME with its last non-slash component and trailing slashes
removed; if NAME contains no /'s, output '.' (meaning the current directory).
- -z, --zero
end each output line with NUL, not newline
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
- dirname /usr/bin/
- dirname dir1/str dir2/str
-> "dir1" followed by "dir2"
- dirname stdio.h
Written by David MacKenzie and Jim Meyering.
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Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/dirname>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) dirname invocation'