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The hardlink behaviour change would though, unless it too is limited to directories with the sticky bit set - is that the case?
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Posted Jul 6, 2012 19:49 UTC (Fri) by mfedyk (guest, #55303)
No, this hard link change could not be related to directory sticky bit because multiple directories could point to the same inode (hard links).
That said, it would be acceptable IMO if it was activated with a mount option.
Posted Jul 9, 2012 3:55 UTC (Mon) by kevinm (guest, #69913)
It even makes sense, because in a sticky directory you can create hardlinks that you can't then remove, but the same isn't true of nonsticky directories.
It's also unambiguous, and the destination directory of the link already has to be looked up to create the link.
Posted Jul 11, 2012 21:31 UTC (Wed) by BenHutchings (subscriber, #37955)
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