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sr #103951: RFE: a flag to get the name of the referent

Submitter:  Dave Yost <yost>
Submitted:  Wed 02 Mar 2005 10:59:21 PM UTC
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  3 - Normal Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Operating System:  GNU/Linux
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Wed 02 Mar 2005 10:59:21 PM UTC, original submission:  

  displays the path referred to by a symlink

instead of this hack
  ls -l | sed 's,.* -> ,,'

I've been using ls for 25 years, and I still think this is a good idea.

Better would be to subsume this functionaity in a full formatting capability.

Dave Yost <yost>


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