REALPATH(1)                     User Commands                    REALPATH(1)

NAME         top

       realpath - print the resolved path

SYNOPSIS         top

       realpath [OPTION]... FILE...

DESCRIPTION         top

       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

              print the resolved path relative to DIR

              print absolute paths unless paths below DIR

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

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

       --help display this help and exit

              output version information and exit

AUTHOR         top

       Written by Padraig Brady.

REPORTING BUGS         top

       GNU coreutils online help: <>
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COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2017 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <>.
       This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO         top

       readlink(1), readlink(2), realpath(3)

       Full documentation at:
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) realpath invocation'

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GNU coreutils 8.29              December 2017                    REALPATH(1)

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