Re: QUOTA [with patch this time (for man)]

William Burrow (
Fri, 13 Dec 1996 23:26:43 -0400 (AST)

Here is a patch for the man page. Is this OK, and where is it forwarded to?

diff -u --recursive --new-file man2-19940817/link.2 man2/link.2
--- man2-19940817/link.2 Fri Dec 13 23:06:35 1996
+++ man2/link.2 Fri Dec 13 23:22:57 1996
@@ -48,6 +48,11 @@
both names refer to the same file (and so have the same permissions
and ownership) and it is impossible to tell which name was the
+.B quotas
+are enabled on the filesystem, then the user must be the owner of the
+file for the operation to succeed.
On success, zero is returned. On error, \-1 is returned, and
.I errno
@@ -59,9 +64,15 @@
are not on the same filesystem.
-The filesystem containing
+.I oldpath
+is the
+.B . " or " ..
+entry of a directory;
+the filesystem containing
.IR oldpath " and " newpath
-does not support the creation of hard links.
+does not support the creation of hard links; or
+.B quotas
+are enabled on the filesystem and the user is not the owner of the file.
.IR oldpath " or " newpath " points outside your accessible address space."
@@ -110,12 +121,6 @@
The device containing the file has no room for the new directory
-.I oldpath
-is the
-.B . " or " ..
-entry of a directory.
Hard links, as created by
.BR link ,

William Burrow  --  Fredericton Area Network, New Brunswick, Canada
Copyright 1996 William Burrow  
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