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realpath (1)

Name

realpath - print the resolved path

Synopsis

realpath [OPTION]... FILE...

Description

REALPATH(1)                      User Commands                     REALPATH(1)



NAME
       realpath - print the resolved path

SYNOPSIS
       realpath [OPTION]... FILE...

DESCRIPTION
       Print  the resolved absolute file name; all but the last component must
       exist

       -e, --canonicalize-existing
              all components of the path must exist

       -m, --canonicalize-missing
              no path components need exist or be a directory

       -L, --logical
              resolve '..' components before symlinks

       -P, --physical
              resolve symlinks as encountered (default)

       -q, --quiet
              suppress most error messages

       --relative-to=FILE
              print the resolved path relative to FILE

       --relative-base=FILE
              print absolute paths unless paths below FILE

       -s, --strip, --no-symlinks
              don't expand symlinks

       -z, --zero
              end each output line with NUL, not newline

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit

AUTHOR
       Written by Padraig Brady.

REPORTING BUGS
       GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       Report   realpath   translation   bugs    to    <http://translationpro-
       ject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright  (C) 2017 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.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+--------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |  ATTRIBUTE VALUE   |
       +---------------+--------------------+
       |Availability   | file/gnu-coreutils |
       +---------------+--------------------+
       |Stability      | Uncommitted        |
       +---------------+--------------------+
SEE ALSO
       readlink(1), readlink(2), realpath(3)

       Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/realpath>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) realpath invocation'



NOTES
       This     software     was    built    from    source    available    at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.   The  original   community
       source  was  downloaded  from   https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/coreutils/core-
       utils-8.27.tar.xz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils.



GNU coreutils 8.27                March 2017                       REALPATH(1)