Get the canonical, absolute path given a relative and/or noncanonical path

readlink -f ../super/symlink_bon/ahoy
readlink -f accepts a relative, noncanonical path and emits the corresponding canonical, absolute path.
Sample Output

By: rbs
2009-06-23 17:46:08

What Others Think

thebillywayne · 642 weeks and 4 days ago
Very useful
jgc · 626 weeks and 2 days ago
I see you around in all these empty faces acknowledgment
yeoyeo · 8 weeks and 6 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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