dpns_symlink man page

DPNS_SYMLINK(3)             DPNS Library Functions             DPNS_SYMLINK(3)

[1mNAME[0m
      dpns_symlink  -  make  a  symbolic link to a file or a directory in the
      DPNS Name Server

[1mSYNOPSIS[0m
      [1m#include <sys/types.h>[0m
      [1m#include "dpns_api.h"[0m

      [1mint dpns_symlink (const char *[4m[22mtarget[24m[1m, const char *[4m[22mlinkname[24m[1m)[0m

[1mDESCRIPTION[0m
      [1mdpns_symlink [22mmakes a symbolic link to a file or a directory in the DPNS
      Name Server.

      [4mlinkname[0m
             specifies  the  link name relative to the current DPNS directory
             or the full DPNS pathname.

[1mRETURN VALUE[0m
      This routine returns 0 if the operation was successful  or  -1  if  the
      operation failed. In the latter case, [1mserrno [22mis set appropriately.

[1mERRORS[0m
      [1mENOENT       [22mA component of [4mlinkname[24m prefix does not exist.

      [1mEACCES       [22mSearch  permission  is  denied  on a component of [4mlinkname[0m
                   prefix or write permission on [4mlinkname[24m parent directory is
                   denied.

      [1mEFAULT       [4m[22mtarget[24m or [4mlinkname[24m is a NULL pointer.

      [1mEEXIST       [4m[22mlinkname[24m exists already.

      [1mENOTDIR      [22mA component of [4mlinkname[24m prefix is not a directory.

      [1mENOSPC       [22mThe name server database is full.

      [1mENAMETOOLONG [22mThe  length of [4mtarget[24m or [4mlinkname[24m exceeds [1mCA_MAXPATHLEN [22mor
                   the length of a [4mlinkname[24m component exceeds [1mCA_MAXNAMELEN[22m.

      [1mSENOSHOST    [22mHost unknown.

      [1mSENOSSERV    [22mService unknown.

      [1mSECOMERR     [22mCommunication error.

      [1mSELOOP       [22mToo many symbolic links encountered when parsing [4mlinkname[24m.

      [1mENSNACT      [22mName server is not running or is being shutdown.

[1mSEE ALSO[0m
      [1mCastor_limits(4)[22m,   [1mdpns_chdir(3)[22m,   [1mdpns_chmod(3)[22m,   [1mdpns_readlink(3)[22m,
      [1mdpns_stat(3), dpns_statg(3)[22m, [1mCupvlist(1)[0m

[1mAUTHOR[0m
      [1mLCG Grid Deployment [22mTeam

DPNS                     $Date: 2004/06/28 09:18:05 $          DPNS_SYMLINK(3)