Subject: Re: weirdness with symlinks To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG, firstname.lastname@example.org> From: Charles M. Hannum <email@example.com> List: current-users Date: 10/10/1994 04:57:27
In 4.4-Lite, symlinks have no permissions or modes of their own; they
pick up either the current process's (for access checking) or the
parent directory's (for lstat(2)), whichever is convenient.
Whether or not this is a good thing is questionable.