NAME

symlink_remove - Remove a symbolic link [Windows only]

SYNOPSIS

symlink remove [-name] <file name> [-help]

DESCRIPTION

The symlink remove command removes a symbolic link to a file.

CAUTIONS

The symlink commands are only available on Microsoft Windows platforms. On UNIX platforms, use the rm command.

OPTIONS

[-name] <file name>

Specify one or more symbolic links to remove. The -name is optional, but the file name is not.

-help

Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options are ignored.

OUTPUT

This command has no output except error and help messages. If the command is passed a real file instead of a symlink, it prints "symlink: 'file name' is not a symlink" instead of removing the file.

EXAMPLES

Given that file mylink is a link pointing to file myfile, the following commands will remove the link mylink:

   % symlink remove -name mylink
   % symlink remove mylink

PRIVILEGE REQUIRED

The issuer must have the l (lookup) and d (delete) permissions on the ACL of the directory that houses the symlink.

SEE ALSO

symlink(1), symlink_list(1), symlink_make(1)

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2007 Jason Edgecombe <jason@rampaginggeek.com>

This documentation is covered by the BSD License as written in the doc/LICENSE file. This man page was written by Jason Edgecombe for OpenAFS.

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