Re: Proposal: restrict link(2)

William Burrow (
Fri, 13 Dec 1996 23:29:47 -0400 (AST)

On Fri, 13 Dec 1996, Erik Troan wrote:

> I couldn't find a POSIX verdict in ISO 9945-1. All it says is EPERM is
> returned it the user calling link() doesn't have "appropriate privileges"
> and that "appropriate privileges" are implementation defined. That doesn't
> seem to be much help.

It does not offer a solution, but does give Linux the freedom to choose
its own solution. Which is of some help.

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