Re: security warning

Alan Cox (
Tue, 16 Dec 1997 20:33:30 +0000 (GMT)

> I'm not sure what to suggest. While a case can be made that following
> symlinks on hardlinking is sensible, in the delicate situations where
> hardlinks are actually ever *used*, symlinks are typically unexpected;
it seems best to not follow them, at least on the destination.

Creation in general following a link is bad