Subject: Re: lchflags(2)?
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/19/2000 22:12:55
mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA (der Mouse) writes:
> Then more recently NetBSD tried to make symlinks into more nearly
> completely mode-free objects, apparently in preparation for
> implementing them as something other than inodes, eg funny directory
> entries.  This had so many problems it got backed out; see the list
> archives for the full story.

more correctly: "NetBSD imported the changes in 4.4-Lite which ..."
(and then, as you noted, it was thought better of.)

Chris Demetriou - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.