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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
              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 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

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://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 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.