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I need something like

ln -s /from/*.so

But ln doesn't allow such. So how would you do then?

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

via shell-builtins (and globoperator)

from l in /from/*.so; do ln -s "$l"; done

via find

find /from/ -name "*.so" -exec ln -s '{}' ';'

doing it via find is better since it works better for huge amount of files.

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typo: you mean for i guess – matthias krull Aug 5 '10 at 15:19

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