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SubjectRe: Proposal: restrict link(2)
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> Well, there are other possible solutions, but they'd require
> a lot more work. COnsider extending ext2fs to include, in each file's
> metadata, a list (possibly long!) of the inodes of all the directories
> containing hard links to the file. There would be excruciating race
> conditions, of course, but with such a scheme you might:

This is all old old hat from the BSD world. The conventional solution
is that when there seems to be a problem a quick pass with find, rm
and userdel fixes the issue ;)

Alan


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