Subject: Re: POSIX & symlink ownership
To: John F. Woods <>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/04/1995 16:31:02
>> Since the concept was (according to McKusick) introduced so that local
>> filesystems would behave the same as files systems mounted from lame
>> (my word not his) systems like NT?

>Eeee-YUUCK.  What's next, getting rid of hard links so that local file systems
>will behave the same at NT?  Limiting filenames to 8.3 monocase characters so

NTFS fully supports hard links.

The fact that Microsoft provides no command-line facility for it in NT
is another matter.  I believe, but am not positive, that the hard link
capabilities can be accessed through NT's "POSIX" subsystem.

  Michael L. VanLoon                       
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