Subject: Re: kern/642: lstat() returns wrong inode for symlink?
To: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
From: Larry Lee <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 12/17/1994 05:52:00
>> In 4.4-Lite, symlinks appear to have the inode number and time stamps
>> of the directory they're in.  This is allegedly a feature, though I'm
>> starting to think it's one of the silliest changes I've seen yet.
>The idea, from my (minimal) understanding of it, is that symlinks may
>become non-inode entities, and that this is preparatory to that.

I haven't heard this.  Where is the symlink information going to go,
to the directories themselves?