basename - strip directory and suffix from filenames
basename NAME [''SUFFIX''?
Print NAME with any leading directory components removed. If specified, also remove a trailing SUFFIX.
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The full documentation for basename is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and basename programs are properly installed at your site, the command info basename should give you access to the complete manual.