Subject: Re: Symlink ownership
To: None <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
From: Kenneth Stailey <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/27/1995 11:48:14
>> If symlinks were owned by their creators, then this problem goes
>> away.

>True.  But it would also require symlinks to have somewhere to remember
>who created them.

Is there any reason that the special directory entry could not retain
the uid & gid for this special case of inode data?