Find out link location

Padraig Brady Padraig at Linux.ie
Mon Sep 30 15:01:50 CEST 2002


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))

#see the 2nd item

Pádraig.




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