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    SubjectRe: FS: hardlinks on directories
    On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 02:15:48PM +0200, Stephan von Krawczynski wrote:

    > although it is very likely I am entering (again :-) an ancient discussion I
    > would like to ask why hardlinks on directories are not allowed/no supported fs
    > action these days.

    Quite a lot of software thinks that the file hierarchy is a tree,
    if you wish a forest.

    Things would break badly if the hierarchy became an arbitrary graph.

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