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SYMLINK_MAKE(1)		     AFS Command Reference	       SYMLINK_MAKE(1)

NAME
       symlink_make - Create a symbolic	link [Windows only]

SYNOPSIS
       symlink make [-name] <file name>
	  [-to]	<file name> [-help]

DESCRIPTION
       The symlink make	command	creates	a new symbolic link to a file.	The
       file to which the link points does not have to exist when the link is
       created.

CAUTIONS
       The symlink commands are	only available on Windows platforms.  On other
       platforms, use the "ln -s" command.

OPTIONS
       [-name] <file name>
	   Specify the name of the new link.  -name is optional, but the file
	   name	is not.

       [-to] <file name>
	   Specify the file to which the new link points.  -to is optional,
	   but the file	name is	not.

       -help
	   Prints the online help for this command.  All other valid options
	   are ignored.

OUTPUT
       Prints the online help for this command.	 All other valid options are
       ignored.

EXAMPLES
       In order	to create a link named "mylink"	pointing to the	file "myfile",
       use one of the following	commands:

	  % symlink make -name mylink -to myfile
	  % symlink make mylink	myfile

PRIVILEGE REQUIRED
       The issuer must have the	"l" (look) and "i" (insert) permissions	on the
       ACL of the directory that houses	the symlink.

SEE ALSO
       symlink(1), symlink_list(1), symlink_remove(1)

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright 2007 Jason Edgecombe <jason@rampaginggeek.com>

       This documentation is covered by	the BSD	License	as written in the
       doc/LICENSE file. This man page was written by Jason Edgecombe for
       OpenAFS.

OpenAFS				  2016-12-14		       SYMLINK_MAKE(1)

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