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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

EXAMPLES
       dirname /usr/bin/sort
              Output "/usr/bin".

       dirname stdio.h
              Output ".".

AUTHOR
       Written by David MacKenzie and Jim Meyering.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report dirname bugs to bug-coreutilsATgnu.org
       GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>;
       General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>;
       Report dirname translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>;

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright  (C)  2010  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 permit-
       ted by law.

SEE ALSO
       basename(1), readlink(1)

       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 invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.



GNU coreutils 8.4                 March 2017                        DIRNAME(1)