[sf-lug] Simple way to track links-to-links to their final resolution?

RBV GoodWriter2548 at earthlink.net
Sun Dec 16 16:21:44 PST 2007


First, thanks!  "readlink -f" does indeed provide me with the ultimate

Do you happen to know if there's any way to also list the intermediate
"hops"?  I tried all readlink's -f, -e, and -m parameters without luck in
that regard.

Cheers & thanks 'gain,

>Matt Price wrote:
> readlink -f [linkname]
> totally indispensable on systems that use update-alternatives!  
> matt
>> OKAY, MY QUESTION IS -- is there a command that lists the path taken
>> through multiple links to the ultimate destination? Surely one doesn't
>> need to do this sort of detective work everytime a link references
>> another?

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