[Mailman-Users] Remove Restricted hardlinks

Marc MERLIN marc_news at valinux.com
Wed Dec 6 22:38:21 CET 2000

On Wed, Dec 06, 2000 at 02:41:58PM -0800, Dan Kubilos wrote:
> I have looked and looked on the mailman site and via web search . . .
> Could someone please share how I go about 1) checking to see if "restrict
> hardlinks" is on on my Redhat 6.2 machine. 2) how to turn "restrict
> hardlinks off" 

1) RH 6.2's kernel does not have the openwall patches (which can restrict
2) You can't turn it off without recompiling the kernel
3) If you use mailman 2.0, it can be made to work with restricted
   hardlinks, see contrib/securelinux_fix.py in the source tree

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