ln: hard link not allowed for directory

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You want to create a hard link from/to a directory but getting an error as below,

# ln test/ test2/
ln: `test/': hard link not allowed for directory


Hard link is not allowed for directories pointing. You need to use symbolic/soft link instead. Please refer to http://itsiti.com/ln-make-links-between-files-creating-hard-soft-links-steps for steps to create symbolic/soft link for directories.

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