Explain what are hard links?

Category: LinuxExplain what are hard links?
Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 years ago

Explain what are hard links?

4 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 years ago

Hard links point directly to the physical file on disk, and not on the pathname. This means that if you rename or move the original file, the link will not break since the link is for the file itself, not the path where the file is located.

Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 years ago

Hard links point directly to the physical file on disk, and not on the pathname. This means that if you rename or move the original file, the link will not break since the link is for the file itself, not the path where the file is located.

Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 years ago

Hard links point directly to the physical file on disk, and not on the pathname. This means that if you rename or move the original file, the link will not break since the link is for the file itself, not the path where the file is located.

Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 years ago

Hard links point directly to the physical file on disk, and not on the pathname. This means that if you rename or move the original file, the link will not break since the link is for the file itself, not the path where the file is located.