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The method link() creates a hard link pointing to src named dst. This method is very useful to create a copy of existing file.

  • src -- This is the source file path for which hard link would be created.

  • dest -- This is the target file path where hard link would be created.

Syntax, dst)



import os, sys

# Open a file
path = "/var/www/html/foo.txt"
fd = path, os.O_RDWR|os.O_CREAT )

# Close opened file
os.close( fd )

# Now create another copy of the above file.
dst = "/tmp/foo.txt" path, dst)

print "Created hard link successfully!!"

Output / Return Value

This would produce following result:

print "Created hard link successfully!!"


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