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john8675309 03-12-2004 08:11 AM

ln location
when I do a ln -s /the/file /to/file

is there away that I can find out /the/file by running a command on the new ln to/file??


JZL240I-U 03-12-2004 08:20 AM

Sure (if I understood okay):


ls -l
that's (small L)s -(small L)

If you have set a color scheme on default you get a turqoise link name and a little arrow to the /to/file.

trickykid 03-12-2004 09:32 AM

Yeah, you can see the path of the link if you do a:

ls -al <name/path to file>

john8675309 03-12-2004 11:34 AM

Geez I should have known that I guess I was just having one of my moments

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