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ssh2_sftp_readlink

Return the target of a symbolic link (PECL ssh2:0.10-0.9)
string ssh2_sftp_readlink ( resource sftp, string link )

Returns the target of a symbolic link.

Parameters

sftp

An SSH2 SFTP resource opened by ssh2_sftp().

link

Path of the symbolic link.

Return Values

Returns the target of the symbolic link.

Examples

Example 2358. Reading a symbolic link

<?php
$connection
= ssh2_connect('shell.example.com', 22);
ssh2_auth_password($connection, 'username', 'password');
$sftp = ssh2_sftp($connection);

$target = ssh2_sftp_readlink($sftp, '/tmp/mysql.sock');
/* $target is now (e.g.): '/var/run/mysql.sock' */
?>