Subject: Re: Symlink ownership
To: Mike Long <>
From: Tobias Weingartner <weingart@austin.BrandonU.CA>
List: current-users
Date: 07/28/1995 08:54:11
In message <9507272046.AA23637@cthulhu>, Mike Long writes:
> How about:
> 3. Don't let a user create symlinks in a sticky directory he/she
> doesn't own.
> This solution satisfies the 'if you can create it, you can destroy it'
> requirement.  AFAIK it should be easy to check for this condition and
> return EPERM, but I haven't actually looked at the code.

Hu?!?!  No way man! I would like to be able to keep on putting symlinks
into /tmp.  If this means that we need to have an I-node to keep the info
for the link, so be it.

Just my $0.03 CDN worth...

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