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SubjectRe: sysfs regression: wrong link counts
On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 10:10:59PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Isn't there some other "proper" way of doing this in userspace, or is
> > this really the correct way?
>
> You can look at the S_IFMT bits and stuff however link count indicating
> number of subdirectories is a standard Unix thing and used by many quite
> mundane tools as an optimisation.

Ah, yeah, that is easier.

Eric, care to fix this or want me to revert it?

thanks,

greg k-h


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