Directory hard links
Posted Sep 11, 2009 6:40 UTC (Fri) by salimma
Parent article: POSIX v. reality: A position on O_PONIES
... a number of warts revealed themselves over time, not all of which were removed before the interface was codified into the POSIX specification. One example is directory hard links, which permit the creation of a directory cycle - a directory that is a descendant of itself - and its subsequent detachment from the file system hierarchy, resulting in allocated but inaccessible directories and files.
How ironic that Apple chose to implement this feature in HFS+ ...
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