Originální popis anglicky:
basename - return the last component of a pathname
Návod, kniha: POSIX Programmer's Manual
char *basename(char * path);
() function shall take the pathname pointed to by path
and return a pointer to the final component of the pathname, deleting any
If the string consists entirely of the '/'
shall return a pointer to the string "/"
. If the string is
, it is implementation-defined whether
is a null pointer or points to an empty string, basename
shall return a pointer to the string "."
() function may modify the string pointed to by path
and may return a pointer to static storage that may then be overwritten by a
subsequent call to basename
() function need not be reentrant. A function that is not
required to be reentrant is not required to be thread-safe.
() function shall return a pointer to the final component of
No errors are defined.
The following sections are informative.
The following program fragment returns a pointer to the value lib
is the base name of /usr/lib
char *name = "/usr/lib";
base = basename(name);
In the following table, the input string is the value pointed to by path
and the output string is the return value of the basename
() , the Base Definitions volume of
IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <libgen.h>
, the Shell and
Utilities volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, basename
Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE
Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable
Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue
6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics
Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between
this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original
IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original
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