Subject: Re: ln -f
To: None <>
From: Petar Bogdanovic <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/01/2006 16:04:36
Steven, Johnny,

thank you! I've totally mis-understood/-translated the sentence. :)

Kind regards,


Petar Bogdanovic wrote:
> 'ello!
> The man-page of ln(1) says:
> "-f    Unlink any already existing file, permitting the link to occur."
> Well, I somehow do not understand the second part of the description.. 
> (permitting the link to occur) but - to be honest - I even don't 
> understand the first part: "Unlink _any_"? Why any, if I supply an 
> argument? (and I think, that I'll always supply ln with an argument)
> Thank you & with kind regards,
> Petar