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         July 2005                       READLINK(1)

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