link, unlink --
link and unlink files and directories
/etc/link file1 file2
The link command is used to create a file name
that points to another file.
Linked files and directories can be removed by the
unlink command; however, it is strongly recommended
commands be used instead of the unlink command.
The only difference between
is that the latter do exactly what they are told to do,
abandoning all error checking.
This is because they directly invoke the
These commands can be run only by the super user.
link and unlink are conformant with:
AT&T SVID Issue 2;
X/Open CAE Specification, Commands and Utilities, Issue 4, 1992;
NIST FIPS 1512.
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003