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Re: Extend readlink -e

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: Extend readlink -e
Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2011 10:17:08 -0600
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On 11/04/2011 10:15 AM, Peng Yu wrote:

readlink -e current returns nothing if the argument is not a symbolic link.
I feel that it might be convenient to add an additional option to print the
file/dir even the argument is not a symbolic link. Would the maintainer of
readlink consider adding such an option? Thanks!

That option already exists:

readlink -f

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library

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