[Openmcl-devel] Relative path symlinks

Ron Garret ron at flownet.com
Sun May 18 22:14:35 PDT 2014

That is indeed exactly what I was looking for.  Thanks!

On May 18, 2014, at 9:23 PM, Raymond Wiker <rwiker at gmail.com> wrote:

> There's a system call named "readlink", which seems to fit your description.
> On 19 May 2014, at 02:42 , Ron Garret <ron at flownet.com> wrote:
>> If I have the following situation:
>> [user at host:/path] ls -l relative-symlink
>> lrwxr-xr-x  1 ron  staff  6 May 18 17:39 relative-symlink@ -> ../foo
>> Is there a CCL function (or a unix system call) that given the argument “/path/relative-symlink” will return the string “../foo”?
>> The reason I need this is that I’m writing a utility to verify the integrity of a backup, so I need to get the raw data out of a symlink, and not the fully resolved path.
>> Thanks,
>> rg
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