[arch-general] glibc 2.16 -- just what is supposed to be in /lib now ??

Mantas Mikulėnas grawity at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 12:44:27 EDT 2012

On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 6:57 PM, Squall Lionheart
<headmastersquall at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Tom is right. You're thinking of *hard* links, which I think don't
>> work for directories anyway (though I saw some discussion about
>> changing that).
> You are correct.  Hard links must link to another item within the current
> partition/volume and cannot cross over, however soft/symbolic links can.
> Last time I checked, Apple's file system is the only one that can Hard Link
> a directory.

(...but cannot hardlink files in a sane way.)

ext4 supports hardlinked directories, can be done using `debugfs` –
Linux just disallows that in link() currently.

Mantas Mikulėnas

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