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kri shan
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How to delete only soft link without deleting directory and its contents. unlink deletes soft link and directory too.
 
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Hi,

No, deleting a soft link deletes only the link. If you have a link to a directory and you just say "rm link", then the link is removed. If you say "rm -rf link", though, then yes, the whole linked-to directory will be emptied out.
 
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