hard links for directories ?
tt-list at simplenet.com
Tue Aug 17 08:35:00 PDT 2004
Well, specifically, I'm trying to link some directories inside a chrooted
THe filesystem also happens to be an nfs mounted one, so I know the files
to be linked would have to be on the same volume, and separate systems deal
with the filesystem integrity (NetApp)...
So, how would you do this kind of thing ?
At 10:24 PM 8/16/2004, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
>On Monday, 16 August 2004 at 22:02:11 -0700, Tim Traver wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > This may be a stupid question, but is it possible to make hard links to
> > directories ??? I know you can with files, and normally, you would do a
> > soft link for directories, but is there any way to finagle this ?
>Sure, there are ways. But why would you want to?
>A link to a directory makes it a subdirectory of the directory
>containing the link. If you have two links to a directory, where
>should the directory's .. link point? How would fsck know what to do?
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