Re: Loopback (dir->dir) mounting (NOT -o loop)

From: Jamie Lokier (
Date: Fri Jun 02 2000 - 09:53:23 EST

H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> It's worse than that. fs boundaries are typically detected by st_dev
> changing, but that is not necessarily the case if your bind goes from
> one part of one filesystem to another. Suddenly your bind is
> undetectable to all existing software.

So after all the fuss about not allowing directory hard links,
now even normal users can hard link to directories?
It doesn't even show in i_nlink or ..! Ew.

-- Jamie

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