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pvfs2-ln(1)

2017-06-30

orangefs

Parallel network file system client

NAME

pvfs2-ln - create a soft link in an OrangeFS volume

SYNOPSIS

pvfs2-ln -s [-Vvh] target link_name

DESCRIPTION

The pvfs2-ln utility creates a soft link (symlink) at link_name which points to target where target will be in an OrangeFS volume. The link_name may refer to files across file systems and even non-existent files.
The options are as follows:
-V Display verbose messages.
-v Print version number and exit.
-h Display synopsis.

ENVIRONMENT

PVFS2_DEBUGFILE If set to the path of a local file, redirect debug output to it.
PVFS2_DEBUGMASK Set the OrangeFS debug mask. Possible masks are documented in pvfs2-set-debugmask(1) .
PVFS2TAB_FILE If set, the full pathname for an alternate pvfs2tab file

FILES

/etc/pvfs2tab

EXAMPLES

Create a link at /mnt/bar referring to the file /mnt/foo referring to it by a relative path.
pvfs2-ln -s foo /mnt/bar
Create a link at /mnt/bar referring to the file /etc/motd which is not in the OrangeFS volume.
pvfs2-ln -s /etc/motd /mnt/bar

CAVEATS

A link to a file outside of the OrangeFS volume will refer to a different file if the file system is mounted at different mount points or on different machines.

BUGS

Please submit bug reports to

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