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NAME ^

dirname -- print the directory name of a path.

SYNOPSIS ^

dirname string

DESCRIPTION ^

dirname prints the directory component of a path. Everything starting from the last / (or whatever the path separator is on your OS) is deleted.

OPTIONS

dirname does not accept any options.

ENVIRONMENT ^

The working of dirname is not influenced by any environment variables.

BUGS ^

dirname has no known bugs.

STANDARDS ^

This dirname implementation is compliant with the IEEE Std1003.2-1992 specification, also known as POSIX.2.

This bdirame implementation is compatible with the OpenBSD implementation.

REVISION HISTORY ^

    $Log: dirname,v $
    Revision 1.2  2004/08/05 14:17:43  cwest
    cleanup, new version number on website

    Revision 1.1  2004/07/23 20:10:03  cwest
    initial import

    Revision 1.1  1999/02/27 01:49:59  abigail
    Initial revision

AUTHOR ^

The Perl implementation of dirname was written by Abigail, abigail@fnx.com.

COPYRIGHT and LICENSE ^

This program is copyright by Abigail 1999.

This program is free and open software. You may use, copy, modify, distribute and sell this program (and any modified variants) in any way you wish, provided you do not restrict others to do the same.

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