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SubjectRe: what is necessary for directory hard links
Some people seem to think that I am proposing to do something.
Understand that I have done it for 2.6.17-rc4 and am currently
involved in bringing it forward to newer kernels.

>
> What is the parent of a hard linked directory? What is the parent if
> the link in "the parent" is deleted?

The parent is any and all directories that contain a link to the
stated directory. ".." points back along the path the referrer used
to reach the current directory (this behavior is already in kernel:
didn't have to lift a finger to get it).
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