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Old 02-10-2013, 12:27 PM   #1
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Failure in symbolic link to the calling name "g95"


I have downloaded "i686-pc-linux-gnu-g95", please let me know if there is a later version for it.
Also, I want to make a symbolic link to the calling name "g95"

I have typed as follows:

[root@hana ~]# ln -s /home/hana/The Codes/tmp/g95-install/bin/i686-pc-linux-gnu-g95 /bin/g95
ln: target `/bin/g95' is not a directory

Please let me know why it is not recognizing the target directory?!

Old 02-10-2013, 12:57 PM   #2
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Problem is with a space in between The and Codes words in source filename. Add a "\" before space as:-
~# ln -s /home/hana/The\ Codes/tmp/g95-install/bin/i686-pc-linux-gnu-g95 /bin/g95
Check manual of ln command here.

Last edited by shivaa; 02-10-2013 at 01:16 PM. Reason: Changed my answer because of little misunderstanding


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