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Manual Pages  — REALPATH

NAME

realpath – return resolved physical path

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS


realpath [-q] [path ...]

DESCRIPTION

The realpath utility uses the realpath(3) function to resolve all symbolic links, extra ‘/’ characters and references to /./ and /../ in path. If path is absent, the current working directory (' .') is assumed.

If -q is specified, warnings will not be printed when realpath(3) fails.

EXIT STATUS

The utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO

realpath(3)

HISTORY

The realpath utility first appeared in FreeBSD 4.3 .

REALPATH (1) June 21, 2011

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