function file_read_link(filename: String): String {
    // Gjs wrapper for g_file_read_link()

Reads the contents of the symbolic link filename like the POSIX readlink() function. The returned string is in the encoding used for filenames. Use GLib.filename_to_utf8 to convert it to UTF-8.

Since 2.4


the symbolic link


A newly-allocated string with the contents of the symbolic link, or null if an error occurred.