Subject: Re: Symlink ownership
To: Chris G Demetriou <>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/26/1995 07:58:15
> > Would it be better for the fake ownership to come from the symlink's
> > target if one exists, and the directory if the target does not?
> Not really; it's not uncommon to symlink to things that you don't own.
> also, i imagine that there could be ... interesting potential security
> implications of using the target...

Not to mention the performance implications of the link pointing to a
remote filesystem which is down for the count.

					- Bill