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Re: Adding linux_link(2) system call
On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 06:41:43PM +0000, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 11:37:48AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> > > a) Create a file A
> > > b) Create a symlink X->A
> > > c) Create a hard link Y=X
> > > d) Unlink a
> > > e) Create a directory A
> Here is what happens. The semantics are really different.
Please examine the behavior of link(2), not ln(1), as the latter may
do additional things to confuse the situation.
> > Is there some way in Linux to change the symlink target and have both
> > (hardlinked) source names point to the new target?
David A. Holland
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