Subject: Re: link(1) - when did it disappear?
To: Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 07/18/1999 17:49:36
On Sun, 18 Jul 1999, Greg Hudson wrote:
: > Even if you hard link a directory, you're not wasting an inode. What
: > do you think "." and ".." are, anyway?
: You misunderstood. The case in question was not hard-linking a
: directory; it was mirroring the directory structure and hard-linking
: all the files.
The original question was about hard-linking directories, which I believe
was being addressed here by the "Even if..." clause.
-- Todd Vierling (firstname.lastname@example.org)