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glibc  2.9
symlink.c File Reference
#include <string.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <hurd.h>
#include <hurd/paths.h>
#include <fcntl.h>

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int __symlink (char *from, const char *to) const

Function Documentation

int __symlink ( char *  from,
const char *  to 
) const

Definition at line 27 of file symlink.c.

  error_t err;
  file_t dir, node;
  char *name;
  const size_t len = strlen (from) + 1;
  char buf[sizeof (_HURD_SYMLINK) + len];

  /* A symlink is a file whose translator is "/hurd/symlink\0target\0".  */

  memcpy (buf, _HURD_SYMLINK, sizeof (_HURD_SYMLINK));
  memcpy (&buf[sizeof (_HURD_SYMLINK)], from, len);

  dir = __file_name_split (to, &name);
  if (dir == MACH_PORT_NULL)
    return -1;

  /* Create a new, unlinked node in the target directory.  */
  err = __dir_mkfile (dir, O_WRITE, 0777 & ~_hurd_umask, &node);

  if (! err)
    /* Set the node's translator to make it a symlink.  */
    err = __file_set_translator (node,
                             FS_TRANS_EXCL|FS_TRANS_SET, 0,
                             buf, sizeof (_HURD_SYMLINK) + len,
                             MACH_PORT_NULL, MACH_MSG_TYPE_COPY_SEND);

  if (! err)
    /* Link the node, now a valid symlink, into the target directory.  */
    err = __dir_link (dir, node, name, 1);

  __mach_port_deallocate (__mach_task_self (), dir);
  __mach_port_deallocate (__mach_task_self (), node);

  if (err)
    return __hurd_fail (err);
  return 0;

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