[Bug 207763] stat()'s st_nlink is capped to 32767

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            Bug ID: 207763
           Summary: stat()'s st_nlink is capped to 32767
           Product: Base System
           Version: 10.3-BETA2
          Hardware: Any
                OS: Any
            Status: New
          Severity: Affects Some People
          Priority: ---
         Component: bin
          Assignee: freebsd-bugs at FreeBSD.org
          Reporter: bra at fsn.hu

UFS limits the number of hard links to a file to signed 16 bit integers.
ZFS doesn't have this limit and allows creating millions of hardlinks to a
The problem here is stat reports false values after 32767, it's capped to that

It would be good to fix this legacy someday.

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