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Simple example for soft and hard links

Hai,
give me a simple example for soft and hard links.

this will work for soft link ?? ln -s [target file] [symbolic file]

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Old 05-18-2012
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Originally Posted by Ramesh M
Hai,
give me a simple example for soft and hard links.

this will work for soft link ?? ln -s [target file] [symbolic file]
You can consider it like a different form of cp command that creates links instead of copies.
Code:
# creates 'newfile' as a separate file
cp originalfile newfile
# creates 'newlink' as a hard link
ln originalfile newlink
# creates 'otherlink' as a soft link
ln -s originalfile otherlink


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