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SubjectRe: Proposal: restrict link(2)

Harald Koenig writes:
> * clobber other user's disk quoatas, disk usage and disk space accounting etc.

No.

$ mkdir tmp; cd tmp
$ dd if=/dev/zero of=foo bs=1024 count=1024
1024+0 records in
1024+0 records out
$ du
1030 .
$ ln foo bar
$ du
1030 .
$ rm foo
$ du
1030 .

You have only a cursory understanding of how hard links work.

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