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SubjectRe: More than 5 symlinks


On Thu, 14 Jan 1999, Urs Thuermann wrote:

> Linux-2.1.x and 2.2.0-prex only follow 5 symlinks. This is not enough
> in some environments. I patch each kernel I install to follow 20
> symlinks which is the same as in SunOS and Solaris.
>
> I'd like to see this patch make it into 2.2.0

OK, are you sure that *following* such a chain with your patch
applied you will not get a kernel stack overflow?
[obvious patch snipped]


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