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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for readlink (opensolaris section 1)

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 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 exis- tence -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 (C) 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 TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +--------------------+--------------------+ |Availability | SUNWgnu-coreutils | +--------------------+--------------------+ |Interface Stability | Uncommitted | +--------------------+--------------------+
NOTES
Source for GNU coreutils is available on http://opensolaris.org. readlink 6.7 December 2006 READLINK(1)