[ CCode ( cname = "g_canonicalize_filename" ) ]
public string canonicalize (string filename, string? relative_to = null)
Gets the canonical file name from
All triple slashes are turned into single slashes, and all `..` and `.`s resolved against
Symlinks are not followed, and the returned path is guaranteed to be absolute.
filename is an absolute path,
relative_to is ignored. Otherwise,
relative_to will be prepended to
filename to make it absolute.
relative_to must be an absolute path, or null. If
relative_to is null, it'll fallback to
This function never fails, and will canonicalize file paths even if they don't exist.
No file system I/O is done.
the name of the file
the relative directory, or null to use the current working directory
a newly allocated string with the canonical file path