Subject: Re: magic symlinks: uid keyword translation
To: Chapman Flack <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/30/2006 20:02:53
On Mon, Oct 30, 2006 at 11:58:39AM -0500, Chapman Flack wrote:
> In that case, the sticky-bit suggestion ought to
> satisfy your desire for a way to mark them. I, too, think
> that per-link makes more sense than per-FS, and much more
> sense than per-system

No matter what you do with the sticky mark, I still want a way to absolutely
100% positively realy shut this feature off on some systems. The sysctl knob
works fine for me.

I'm not opposed to additionally make this all happen only for sticky symlinks.