Subject: Re: link(1) - when did it disappear?
To: None <>
From: James Howard <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/18/1999 09:59:26
On Sun, 18 Jul 1999, Lucio De Re wrote:

> I can write a special purpose program, or alter the existing ln(1) to accept
> an argv[0] of "link" and do the right think, if no-one can recommend an
> alternative.
> But opinions (and arguments :-) are welcome.

Unix 98 specifies that link only has to call link(2) on it's two operands.
If this it is really this simple, then it is a simple 5 line program. 25
with proper error checking and formatting.  :)