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Stephan von Krawczynski <skraw@ithnet.com> writes:

> 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. I can't think of a good
> reason for this, but can think of many good reasons why one would
> like to have such a function, amongst those:

I don't know the exact reasons it isn't allowed, but you can always
use "mount --bind" to get a similar effect.

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Måns Rullgård
mru@users.sf.net

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