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- Subject: Re: Obtaining the destination of a symbolic link
- From: Hisham <h@...>
- Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 20:42:56 -0300
On 20 June 2016 at 19:23, Dirk Laurie <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The symbolic link yyy points to zzz.
> I want to get zzz given yyy. The follwing code does it if ypu have bash.
> print (io.popen"ls -l yyy":read():match"->%s*(.*)$")
> Is there a system-independent way? Tried lfs; failed.
My guess was that lfs.symlinkattributes would return this information,
but its absence seems an oversight.
I just implemented this feature: