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SubjectRe: Proposal: restrict link(2)

On Sat, 14 Dec 1996, Harald Koenig wrote:

> why are you all advovating for a feature where noone could mention
> any real use so far ?

As I see it, it's _you_ who are advocating a new feature. Restricting the
link system call would not change any rule, it would _add_ a new rule to
how files are handled in Linux. Adding this new rule would complicate the
file handling semantics in Linux. Furthermore, I do not think this new
rule would fit in very well with the Unix file system astractions.

Johan Myreen
jem@iki.fi


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