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Phoenix_Swelter 10-16-2012 03:10 AM

Want to get real path rather than virtual path
 
I have a partition that I have mounted, and I access it through a link to my home directory. What I want to do is have a script that is using the virtual path to recognize the real path.

So if I have $HOME/mydirectory/ that is linked to /mnt/mypartition/, how can I get my script running in $HOME/mydirectory to recognize that its actual path is /mnt/mypartition ?

druuna 10-16-2012 03:12 AM

Try using pwd -P to get the physical path.

Phoenix_Swelter 10-17-2012 03:46 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by druuna (Post 4806803)
Try using pwd -P to get the physical path.

Thank-you, thank-you, thank-you - that is precisely what I needed!

Solved! :)


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