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Re: hardlink to symlink behaviour [was: Re: MKXORG=yes on Linux: nbmtree: existing entry for `', type `link' does not match type `file']

On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 01:59:15PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> Digging a bit more into this, it's related to the difference in handling  
> hardlink to symlinks. On NetBSD, it seems that you get a link to the  
> target file these days[1], while on Linux you get a link to the  
> symlink[2]. ISTR that NetBSD used to behave like Linux there - is this  
> really intended?

NetBSD behaves like POSIX and always has.


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