MAN Solaris - READLINK (1)

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NAME

readlink - display value of a symbolic link

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Author
Copyright
Attributes
Notes

SYNOPSIS

readlink [OPTION]... FILE

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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 <[email protected]>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 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

readlink(2)

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.

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
AvailabilitySUNWgnu-coreutils
Interface StabilityUncommitted

NOTES

Source for GNU coreutils is available on http://opensolaris.org.
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