8.  Symbolic Links  

      The following procedures are only defined on platforms that support symbolic links. In this case, the feature unix:symlinks is provided when the UNIX extension is loaded.

(unix-lstat filename)

The UNIX lstat() system call. unix-lstat returns a stat-record (see unix-stat above).

(unix-readlink filename)

The UNIX readlink() system call. unix-readlink returns the contents of specified symbolic link as a string.

(unix-symlink filename1 filename2)

The UNIX symlink() system call. unix-symlink returns the non-printing object.


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