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symlink to a target directory [solved]

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I'm can not create a symbolic link to a directory. I have read, and re-read the man page. I can not get it right.

 

What is the trick?

 

I have tried:

ln -s --target-directory=linux-2.6.33.7-desktop-1mnb 
ln: missing file operand
Try `ln --help' for more information.

 

Operand is missing? O.K. so I tried,

ln -s --target-directory=linux-2.6.33.7-desktop-1mnb linux

This didn't work as I expected either. It created a link called 'linux' in the target directory, not in the directory I was in.

 

I need a command that will create a sym link to the target, called linux, in the directory I'm in. The old link is pointing to the wrong source for the current kernel, and I can not get vboxdrv to compile.

 

Your help is always appreciated...

 

 

[moved from Software by spinynorman]

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