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Creates a link of the specified type from new_name to current_name

This function is deprecated in favor of the functions H5L_CREATE_HARD and H5L_CREATE_SOFT.

H5G_LINK(loc_id, link_type, current_name, new_name)

herr_t H5Glink(hid_t loc_id, H5G_link_t link_type, const char *current_name, const char *new_name )

SUBROUTINE h5glink_f(loc_id, link_type, current_name, new_name, hdferr) 
  INTEGER(HID_T), INTENT(IN) :: loc_id      ! File or group location identifier
  INTEGER, INTENT(IN)        :: link_type   ! Link type, possible values are:
                                            !     H5G_LINK_HARD_F
                                            !     H5G_LINK_SOFT_F
  CHARACTER(LEN=*), INTENT(IN) :: current_name
                                            ! Current object name relative
                                            ! to loc_id 
  CHARACTER(LEN=*), INTENT(IN) :: new_name  ! New object name 
  INTEGER, INTENT(OUT) :: hdferr            ! Error code 
                                            ! 0 on success and -1 on failure


hid_t loc_idIN: File or group identifier
H5G_link_t link_typeIN: Link type. Possible values are H5G_LINK_HARD and H5G_LINK_SOFT
const char * current_name    IN: Name of the existing object if link is a hard link. Can be anything for the soft link
const char * new_nameIN: New name for the object

H5G_LINK creates a new name for an object that has some current name, possibly one of many names it currently has.

If link_type is H5G_LINK_HARD, then current_name must specify the name of an existing object and both names are interpreted relative to loc_id, which is either a file identifier or a group identifier.

If link_type is H5G_LINK_SOFT, then current_name can be anything and is interpreted at lookup time relative to the group which contains the final component of new_name. For instance, if current_name is ./foonew_name is ./x/y/bar, and a request is made for ./x/y/bar, then the actual object looked up is ./x/y/./foo.

Returns a non-negative value if successful; otherwise returns a negative value.

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Release    Change
1.8.0Function deprecated in this release.

--- Last Modified: April 25, 2019 | 11:35 AM