Subject: Re: lib/30664: realpath and magic symlinks
To: Chuck Silvers <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/11/2005 12:28:50
On Jul 11, 2005, at 10:30 AM, Chuck Silvers wrote:
> I also think that having this be configured per-system instead of
> probably makes more sense. otherwise you get into the confusing
> of having a symlink containing one of these magic names that lives
> in one fs
> but that points through another (or maybe several others), with the
> fs's having different settings for magic names being enabled. well...
> with NFS there's the same issue with different nodes having
> different settings,
> so I guess it's really unavoidable. per-node seems like it would
> be less bad, though.
If we have consensus that we should just do this system-wide, then it
is a trivial change to make and I will go ahead and do it (and add a
sysctl knob for it).