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print contents of symbolic link

see also : readlink


kpsereadlink file

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If file is a symbolic link, print its contents (what it links to), and exit successfully. Exit with a failure otherwise.

On systems that do not support symbolic links, kpsereadlink will always fail.


kpsereadlink accepts the following options:


Print help message and exit.


Print version information and exit.

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