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link

Syntax

 
#include <unistd.h>

int link(const char *exists, const char *new);

Description

Because of limitations of MS-DOS, this function doesn't really link two files together. However, it simulates a real link by copying the file at exists to new.

Return Value

Zero on success, nonzero on failure.

Portability

ANSI/ISO C No
POSIX 1003.2-1992; 1003.1-2001

Example

 
link("foo.c", "foo.bak");


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