readlink

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 path recursively

       -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 © 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.

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 coreutils readlink

       should give you access to the complete manual.



readlink (coreutils) 5.2.1         May 2007                        READLINK(1)