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Re: Hurd and Unix/Linux and Plan9 features


From: Pierre THIERRY
Subject: Re: Hurd and Unix/Linux and Plan9 features
Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2007 03:33:52 +0100
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Scribit Ivan Shmakov dies 03/02/2007 hora 12:49:
> > Also will it support hard links for directories?
> My opinion that it /shouldn't/ be done.  If one thinks of a directory
> as a mapping of file names to actual file objects, and of hard links
> as the alternate names to a file (directory) object, then it becomes
> hard to decide, which file (directory) the `..' name is mapped to?

Current shells already bypass the '..' entry of directories and in fact
use some lexical rules to find the parent directory.

Quickly,
Pierre
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