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CentOS 7.0 - man page for readlink (centos section 1)

READLINK(1)				  User Commands 			      READLINK(1)

NAME
       readlink - print resolved symbolic links or canonical file names

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 recur-
	      sively; all but the last component must exist

       -e, --canonicalize-existing
	      canonicalize by following every symlink in every component of the given name recur-
	      sively, all components must exist

       -m, --canonicalize-missing
	      canonicalize by following every symlink in every component of the given name recur-
	      sively, without requirements on components existence

       -n, --no-newline
	      do not output the trailing delimiter

       -q, --quiet,

       -s, --silent
	      suppress most error messages

       -v, --verbose
	      report error messages

       -z, --zero
	      separate output with NUL rather than newline

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
	      output version information and exit

       GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/> Report readlink trans-
       lation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

AUTHOR
       Written by Dmitry V. Levin.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright  (C)  2013  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
       readlink(2), realpath(1), realpath(3)

       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 invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU coreutils 8.22			    June 2014				      READLINK(1)


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