symlink via command line

blind Pete 0123peter at
Mon Dec 2 03:11:03 UTC 2013

Wade Smart wrote:

> Im trying to make a symlink to etc/apache2 stop
> via terminal but Im having a bit of difficulty.
> Putting in the space between apache2 and stop appears
> to be the problem.
> How do you put that space in there?

Escaping or quoting.  

ln -s /etc/apache2\ stop link-name
ln -s "/etc/apache2 stop" link-name
ln -s '/etc/apache2 stop' link-name

blind Pete
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