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://translationproject.org/team/>

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'

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 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.