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SubjectRe: hardlinks.... sucks... ;-(
> >in the root partition (presumably /tmp would be a symlink to /var/tmp)
> >would also help. I didn't see how your security hole worked until I
> >stopped trying to think *why* root would do what you say he'd do.
> Unfortunately, but files in not only root directory maybe "hacked" by users.
> For example, there is foreign user files. It's maybe very important. And as

If chown -R doesnt do what you want, then fix the chown command to have a flag
for "dont chown hard linked files". Its not a kernel issue, its either a
user error issue and/or a "tool does the wrong thing" issue depending on your

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