Instance Method

pathContentOfSymbolicLinkAtPath:

Returns the path of the directory or file that a symbolic link at a given path refers to.

Declaration

- (NSString *)pathContentOfSymbolicLinkAtPath:(NSString *)path;

Parameters

path

The path of a symbolic link.

Return Value

The path of the directory or file to which the symbolic link path refers, or nil upon failure. If the symbolic link is specified as a relative path, that relative path is returned.

Discussion

Because this method does not return error information, it has been deprecated as of OS X v10.5. Use destinationOfSymbolicLinkAtPath:error: instead.

See Also

Deprecated Methods

- copyPath:toPath:handler:

Copies the directory or file specified in a given path to a different location in the file system identified by another path.

Deprecated
- movePath:toPath:handler:

Moves the directory or file specified by a given path to a different location in the file system identified by another path.

Deprecated
- removeFileAtPath:handler:

Deletes the file, link, or directory (including, recursively, all subdirectories, files, and links in the directory) identified by a given path.

Deprecated
- changeFileAttributes:atPath:

Changes the attributes of a given file or directory.

Deprecated
- fileAttributesAtPath:traverseLink:

Returns a dictionary that describes the POSIX attributes of the file specified at a given.

Deprecated
- fileSystemAttributesAtPath:

Returns a dictionary that describes the attributes of the mounted file system on which a given path resides.

Deprecated
- directoryContentsAtPath:

Returns the directories and files (including symbolic links) contained in a given directory.

Deprecated
- createDirectoryAtPath:attributes:

Creates a directory (without contents) at a given path with given attributes.

Deprecated
- createSymbolicLinkAtPath:pathContent:

Creates a symbolic link identified by a given path that refers to a given location.

Deprecated
- linkPath:toPath:handler:

Creates a link from a source to a destination.

Deprecated
- fileManager:shouldProceedAfterError:

An NSFileManager object sends this message to its handler for each error it encounters when copying, moving, removing, or linking files or directories.

Deprecated
- fileManager:willProcessPath:

An NSFileManager object sends this message to a handler immediately before attempting to move, copy, rename, or delete, or before attempting to link to a given path.

Deprecated

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