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commit 7faf732d0b88472bdfcefcc9dd8e0257eb33f7d4
parent a645f528433b865f7ae892079fd29b3bdb18b7b4
Author: FRIGN <>
Date:   Sun,  1 Feb 2015 00:43:43 +0100

Edit readlink.1 and document missing flags

Mreadlink.1 | 28+++++++++++++++-------------
Mreadlink.c | 2+-
3 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)

diff --git a/README b/README @@ -53,7 +53,7 @@ The following tools are implemented ('*' == finished, '#' == UTF-8 support, =* printenv non-posix none printf stolen stolen =* pwd yes none -= readlink non-posix none += readlink non-posix -e, -m =* renice yes none =* rm yes (-i) =* rmdir yes none diff --git a/readlink.1 b/readlink.1 @@ -1,31 +1,33 @@ -.Dd January 30, 2015 +.Dd January 31, 2015 .Dt READLINK 1 .Os sbase .Sh NAME .Nm readlink -.Nd print value of a symbolic link or canonical file name +.Nd print symbolic link target or canonical file name .Sh SYNOPSIS .Nm .Op Fl fn -.Ar file +.Ar name .Sh DESCRIPTION -The +If +.Ar name +is a symbolic link, .Nm -utility when invoked with the pathname of a symbolic link as -its argument dereferences the symbolic link and prints the name of the target -on standard output. If the +writes its target to stdout. +If .Fl f -option is not specified and +is not set and +.Ar name +is not a symbolic link, .Nm -is -invoked with an argument other than the pathname of a symbolic link, it exits with a nonzero exit code without printing anything. .Sh OPTIONS .Bl -tag -width Ds .It Fl f -Canonicalize by following every symlink in every component of the -given path recursively. The argument does not need to be a symbolic -link. +Canonicalize +.Ar name , +which does not need to be a symlink, +by recursively following every symlink in its components. .It Fl n Do not output the trailing newline. .El diff --git a/readlink.c b/readlink.c @@ -11,7 +11,7 @@ static void usage(void) { - eprintf("usage: %s [-efmn] file\n", argv0); + eprintf("usage: %s [-efmn] name\n", argv0); } int