Re: what is necessary for directory hard links

From: Rob Sims
Date: Fri Jul 21 2006 - 16:26:27 EST

On Thu, Jul 20, 2006 at 06:04:49PM -0700, Joshua Hudson wrote:
> This patch is the sum total of all that I had to change in the kernel
> VFS layer to support hard links to directories and a few worse things
> (hard links to things that are sometimes directories). Never mind
> about do_path_lookup. I call that from an ioctl (flink).

What is the parent of a hard linked directory? What is the parent if
the link in "the parent" is deleted?
A man is known by the company he organizes.
-- Ambrose Bierce

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