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symlink

NAME

PerlIO::via::symlink − PerlIO layers for create symlinks

SYNOPSIS

 open $fh, '>:via(symlink)', $fname;
 print $fh "link foobar";
 close $fh;

DESCRIPTION

The PerlIO layer "symlink" allows you to create a symbolic link by writing to the file handle.

You need to write C"link $name" to the file handle. If the format does not match, "close" will fail with EINVAL .

TEST COVERAGE

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 blib/lib/PerlIO/via/symlink.pm       100.0  100.0    n/a  100.0  100.0  100.0
 Total                                100.0  100.0    n/a  100.0  100.0  100.0
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AUTHORS

Chia-liang Kao <clkao AT clkao DOT org>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2004−2005 by Chia-liang Kao <clkao AT clkao DOT org>.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

See <http://www.perl.com/perl/misc/Artistic.html>

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