readlink


SYNOPSIS
       readlink [OPTION]... FILE

DESCRIPTION
       Print value of a symbolic link or canonical file name

       -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 readlink bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
       GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
       Report   readlink   translation   bugs    to    <http://translationpro-
       ject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright  (C) 2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
       This is free software: you are free  to  change  and  redistribute  it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO
GNU coreutils 8.12.197-032bb    September 2011                     READLINK(1)
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