GNU bug report logs - #18625
stat: add % operator to just give a link name

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Package: coreutils; Severity: wishlist; Reported by: 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson <jidanni@HIDDEN>; dated Sat, 4 Oct 2014 04:13:02 UTC; Maintainer for coreutils is bug-coreutils@HIDDEN.
Changed bug title to 'stat: add % operator to just give a link name' from 'add stat(1) % operator to just give a link name' Request was from Assaf Gordon <assafgordon@HIDDEN> to control <at> debbugs.gnu.org. Full text available.
Severity set to 'wishlist' from 'normal' Request was from Assaf Gordon <assafgordon@HIDDEN> to control <at> debbugs.gnu.org. Full text available.

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From: =?utf-8?B?56mN5Li55bC8?= Dan Jacobson <jidanni@HIDDEN>
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Subject: add stat(1) % operator to just give a link name
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It seems there is no stat(1) % operator to get just a link name. The
best one can do is %N and dig it out of there from in front of the
arrow. Or one must use -L.

find(1) has

              %l     Object  of  symbolic  link (empty string if file is not a
                     symbolic link).





Acknowledgement sent to 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson <jidanni@HIDDEN>:
New bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to bug-coreutils@HIDDEN. Full text available.
Report forwarded to bug-coreutils@HIDDEN:
bug#18625; Package coreutils. Full text available.
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