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Having a (single, no batch filesystem processing needed) symlink, what a command line to use to turn it into a hard link to the same file?

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ln -f "$(readlink <symlink>)" <symlink>
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as a command: function soft_to_hard() { ln -f "$(dirname $1)/$(readlink $1)" $1;} – Elazar May 29 at 20:55

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