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symlinkFile -- make a symbolic link to a file

Synopsis

Description

i1 : fn = temporaryFileName()

o1 = /tmp/M2-247763-0/0
i2 : symlinkFile("qwert", fn)
i3 : fileExists fn

o3 = false
i4 : readlink fn

o4 = qwert
i5 : removeFile fn

See also

For the programmer

The object symlinkFile is a compiled function.