Thanks to some good Q&A around here and this page, I now understand links. I see hard links refer the same inode by a different name, and copies are different "nodes, with different names. Plus ...
I have got a directory of huge files (total ~ 1TB) and I don't want copy them around. However, I'd like to work around them, so it would be convenient to have them linked in a directory hierarchy I ...
I have a symbolic link to a file in one directory. I would like to have that same link in another directory. How do I copy a symbolic link? I tried to cp the symbolic link but this copies the file ...