readlink(1) -- Linux man page

 

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 path recursively
-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 © 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  

SEE ALSO

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

should give you access to the complete manual.