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sln(8) System Manager's Manual sln(8)


sln - create symbolic links


sln source dest
sln filelist


The sln program creates symbolic links. Unlike the ln(1) program, it is statically linked. This means that if for some reason the dynamic linker is not working, sln can be used to make symbolic links to dynamic libraries.

The command line has two forms. In the first form, it creates dest as a new symbolic link to source.

In the second form, filelist is a list of space-separated pathname pairs, and the effect is as if sln was executed once for each line of the file, with the two pathnames as the arguments.

The sln program supports no command-line options.


ln(1),, ldconfig(8)

2023-01-07 Linux man-pages 6.03