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Unix Version 7 - man page for link (v7 section 2)

LINK(2) 					 System Calls Manual					      LINK(2)

NAME
link - link to a file
SYNOPSIS
link(name1, name2) char *name1, *name2;
DESCRIPTION
A link to name1 is created; the link has the name name2. Either name may be an arbitrary path name.
SEE ALSO
ln(1), unlink(2)
DIAGNOSTICS
Zero is returned when a link is made; -1 is returned when name1 cannot be found; when name2 already exists; when the directory of name2 cannot be written; when an attempt is made to link to a directory by a user other than the super-user; when an attempt is made to link to a file on another file system; when a file has too many links.
ASSEMBLER
(link = 9.) sys link; name1; name2 LINK(2)


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