Find out link location

Padraig Brady Padraig at
Mon Sep 30 09:12:39 EDT 2002

Padraig Brady wrote:
> Klaus Hoeppner wrote:
>> Hi,
>> with the os.path module I can use the islink function to check, wether
>> a file is symbolic link. But how can I find out, where the link points
>> to. E.g. if I have readme.txt --> ../packages/mypackage/readme.txt how
>> do I get the "../packages/mypackage/readme.txt" with python?
> import os
> filter (lambda x: x.find("link") != -1, dir(os))

To be a little more modern:

[x for x in dir(os) if x.find("link") != -1]


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