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(I'd be rather annoyed, too: I use hardlinks all the time.)
The two sides of reflink()
Posted May 11, 2009 5:50 UTC (Mon) by giraffedata (subscriber, #1954)
I suspect that if you actually tried to scrap link() et al, a million MTA
authors would try to kill you.
Well, I wouldn't scrap link() et al -- I'd just move them out of the kernel and add the ability to explicitly create and delete files independent of directory links.
Posted May 11, 2009 6:10 UTC (Mon) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
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