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Hard link vs soft link

The following figure explains hardlink, softlink and    their association with inode. The figure is adopted from [1]

 

 

 

hardlink-vs-softlink

 

 

Refs:

[1] http://stackoverflow.com/questions/185899/what-is-the-difference-between-a-symbolic-link-and-a-hard-link

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