Bug 88606 - i can't hardlink directory
Summary: i can't hardlink directory
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2003-04-11 11:52 UTC by Eric Doutreleau
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:52 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-08 14:45:47 UTC


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Description Eric Doutreleau 2003-04-11 11:52:27 UTC
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Description of problem:
I would like to hardlink two directories
As stated by the man pages i could do that under the
identity of root user with the command

ln -d source dest

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.mkdir toto
2.ln -d toto titi
3.
    

Actual Results:  ln: creating hard link `titi' to `toto': Operation not permitted

Expected Results:  the hard link should be created.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Alan Cox 2003-06-08 14:45:47 UTC
Most file systems do not support links to directories as any user.



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