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DIRNAME(1)                            FSF                           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 (C) 2002 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 dirname

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU coreutils 4.5.3              February 2003                      DIRNAME(1)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | AUTHOR | REPORTING BUGS | COPYRIGHT | SEE ALSO

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