Hardlink sub-directories and files

Alexander Gattin xrgtn at yandex.ru
Mon Aug 8 09:07:25 CEST 2011


Hello,

On Tue, Aug 02, 2011 at 02:32:54AM -0700, loial
wrote:
> This works fine for files, but the directory
> also contains sub- directories (which themselves
> contain files and sub-directories).  However I
> do not think it is possible to hard link
> directories ?

On some Unices it is, as I heard. But in general,
it's not always possible to even hardlink to an
ordinary file:
1) across filesystem boundary
2) on GRSEC system, if you don't own the original
   file

-- 
WBR,
xrgtn



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