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SubjectRe: FS: hardlinks on directories
Zitat von Stephan von Krawczynski <skraw@ithnet.com>:

> On Mon, 4 Aug 2003 15:37:01 +0200
> Christian Reichert <c.reichert@resolution.de> wrote:
>
> > Hi !
> >
> > the fundamental problem as i know it is that the FS design in unix is
> based
> > on a directory TREE structure - however if you implement hard links for
> > directories you are breaking this strict treeu structure and can end up
> with
> > loops/graphs.
>
> This is just the same with softlinks, or not?
>
Not really, symlinks are just files which contain the location of the
directory - so the 'physical' structure still stays a tree ..

Cheers,
Chris
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