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Why not just not support hard links?

Why not just not support hard links?

Posted Sep 4, 2004 21:38 UTC (Sat) by Ross (guest, #4065)
In reply to: Why not just not support hard links? by walles
Parent article: More notes on reiser4

Because another process can't use that opened directory to traverse the
filesystem (even /proc/self/cwd is just a symlink). The same thing with
open files. They prevent the item from being removed from the disk, but
they don't mess with the namespace.


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