Copy with symlinks resolved - Nix

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Sridhar Ratnakumar

Is there a handy function that can be used to clone a source path with symlinks in it resolved (without having to resort of creating it manually, using runCommand and the link)?

    prettyprinter = (import <nixpkgs> {}).runCommand "prettyprinter" {}
      cp -r -L ${prettyprinterSrc}/prettyprinter $out

(the -L argument achieves it manually)