Subject: Re: Symlink ownership
To: None <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
From: Kenneth Stailey <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/02/1995 09:53:17
> It just occurred to me, while reading a note about this, that it is
> _not possible_ to make symlinks "unowned" and still preserve sticky
> directory semantics

What do you mean "_not possible_"?  This is software we're talking
about, not physics.  IMHO sticky directories should retain the UID of
the actual creator, not assume you can fudge one up from the file's