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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)