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READLINK(1)			 User Commands			   READLINK(1)

NAME

readlink - display value of a symbolic link

SYNOPSIS

readlink [OPTION]... FILE

DESCRIPTION

Display value of a symbolic link on standard output. -f, --canonicalize canonicalize by following every symlink in every component of the given name recursively; all but the last component must exist -e, --canonicalize-existing canonicalize by following every symlink in every component of the given name recursively, all components must exist -m, --canonicalize-missing canonicalize by following every symlink in every component of the given name recursively, without requirements on components existence -n, --no-newline do not output the trailing newline -q, --quiet, -s, --silent suppress most error messages -v, --verbose report error messages --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit

AUTHOR

Written by Dmitry V. Levin.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for readlink is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and readlink programs are properly installed at your site, the command info readlink should give you access to the complete manual. readlink 5.97 March 2012 READLINK(1)

1994 Man-cgi 1.15, Panagiotis Christias <christia@theseas.ntua.gr>