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LINK(8V)                                                              LINK(8V)



NAME
       link, unlink - exercise link and unlink system calls

SYNOPSIS
       /usr/etc/link filename1 filename2

       /usr/etc/unlink filename

AVAILABILITY
       This  command  is  available  with  the  System V software installation
       option.  Refer to for information on how to install optional software.

DESCRIPTION
       link and unlink perform their respective system calls  on  their  argu-
       ments, abandoning all error checking.

SEE ALSO
       rm(1), link(2V), unlink(2V)

WARNINGS
       Only  the super-user can unlink a directory, in which case the files it
       contains are lost.  The files can, however, be recovered from the  file
       system's lost+found directory after performing an fsck.

       If  you  have  write  permission  on  the  directory  in which filename
       resides, unlink removes that file without warning,  regardless  of  its
       ownership.



                               17 September 1989                      LINK(8V)