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SubjectRe: Proposal: restrict link(2)

On Fri, 13 Dec 1996, Adam D. Bradley wrote:

> Can someone just pull the POSIX spec on this so we can be done w/ it? (I
> would, but exams are kicking my butt...) As the goal for Linux is a
> fairly standard and POSIX-ized UNIX OS, "all others do the same" actually
> _is_ a valid argument...

I couldn't find a POSIX verdict in ISO 9945-1. All it says is EPERM is
returned it the user calling link() doesn't have "appropriate privileges"
and that "appropriate privileges" are implementation defined. That doesn't
seem to be much help.

Erik

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