Subject: Re: magic symlinks: uid keyword translation
To: Chapman Flack <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/30/2006 15:37:08
On Oct 30, 2006, at 8:58 AM, 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, which is why it surprised me to learn
> that it had been per-FS and changed to per-system. It would
> be great to hear from someone who can recall the reasoning
> on that side.

They're already per-symlink -- if you don't want them, don't use the  
magic sequence.

> -Chap

-- thorpej