readlink - print resolved symbolic links or canonical file names
Note realpath(1) is the preferred command to use for canonicalization functionality.
Print value of a symbolic link or canonical file name
canonicalize by following every symlink in every component of the given name recursively; all but the last component must exist
canonicalize by following every symlink in every component of the given name recursively, all components must exist
canonicalize by following every symlink in every component of the given name recursively, without requirements on components existence
do not output the trailing delimiter
suppress most error messages (on by default)
report error messages
end each output line with NUL, not newline
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Written by Dmitry V. Levin.
Copyright © 2020 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU
GPL version 3 or later <https://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.
readlink(2), realpath(1), realpath(3)
Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/readlink>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) readlink invocation'