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1. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I tried creating a soft link with the file itself. It got created successfully.
bash-3.2$ ls -l a
lrwxrwxrwx 1 ebrigup other 1 Oct 5 19:14 a -> a
Can anyone explain what is the possible use of it. I dont see any except practically wasting an inode... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: brij123
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
can u help me out how change the hooked file below.
VEUEMASTER.txt -> /sbvnj/kfls//VSUE_OBR_MAER.txt.201503230800 (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: ramkumar15
I did restore from netbackup for root file system on separate slice instead of corrupted one. After restoration I found there are number of soft link issues lie
libabcxyx > /mnt/usr/lib
it should be
libabcxyz > /usr/lib
does any have solution to change symbolic link changed in... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: nimish_mehta
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
i have create a soft link using below command.
ln -s <filename> <dirmane>where file name i use is t1 and dir name was t2.
i deleted the dir t2 using command rm -rf to remove the soft link .
however again i create a file a using the name t2 and when i just try to link t1 to t2 ... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: scriptor
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
Good day to all. I have a question that how to remove all unavialable soft link in one folder?
Because I moved orginal (source) folder and the soft links which I created have been not available at all. And then how do I remove the soft links in one time?
Thanks &... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: heefan
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Please help me out to find out difference between a hard link and a soft link.
I am new in unix plz help me with some example commands ( for creating such links).
S.Kamakshi :) (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: kamakshi s
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
PLease let me know the usage of Hard Link vs Soft Link
i.e what is the basic difference and what happens when one file is changed or deleted in both the cases???
thanks (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: skyineyes
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am curious about one thing.
Lets say I have a file file-a to which new generations are created on demand by simply archiving it (ex: file-a.tar.gz) and having the new one created with the same original filename file-a.
Now what I want to know is if I create a hard/soft link to file-a, what... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Browser_ice
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Can any one please explain me what is the difference between hard link and soft link in UNIX.
Thanks in advance
Raja Chokalingam. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: RAJACHOKALINGAM
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I'd like to know the differences between hard links and soft links. I've already read the ln manpage, but i'm not quite sure of what i understood.
Does a hard link sort of copy the file to a new name, give it the same inode number and same rights?
What exactly should I do to do this:... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: penguin-friend