resolving symbolic links
Donald E. Hammond
Wed Nov 10 06:11:00 GMT 1999
ls -L should work, I think, but doesn't seem to in my 1.0 CD
installation. Don't know if it's a bug, or misunderstanding on my
part. Try: 'find /tmp -printf %l' (or -printf "%l\n"), which seems to
Hope that helps.
Halim, Salman wrote:
> what's a good way to find out (programmatically; either through a command or
> a piped series of commands or a function), in bash (if relevant), the actual
> path pointed to by a symbolic link. for example, i have /tmp pointing to
> c:\temp -- how can i get 'c:\temp' as output given '/tmp' as input? i
> thought of ls -al /tmp | cut -d'>' -f 2- but that seems a bit of a kludge. .
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