Link all the files in this directory to that directory

cd /this/directory; for f in *; do ln -s `pwd`/$f /that/directory; done
I find this handy for linking all the bin files in a package to /usr/bin or all the man files to /usr/share/man. You can replace * with */* to operate on all the files in subdirectories.

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By: jonty
2009-02-05 13:21:16
cd ln

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