Re: Symlink indirection

From: Marc-Christian Petersen (
Date: Fri Dec 13 2002 - 10:11:25 EST

On Friday 13 December 2002 16:06, Andrew Walrond wrote:

Hi Andrew,

> Is the number of allowed levels of symlink indirection (if that is the
> right phrase; I mean symlink -> symlink -> ... -> file) dependant on the
> kernel, or libc ? Where is it defined, and can it be changed?


 if (current->link_count >= 5)

change to a higher value.

So, the answer is: Kernel :)

ciao, Marc
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