[OpenAFS] Re: hard link behavior

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Wed, 7 Jul 2010 13:48:12 -0500

On Wed, 7 Jul 2010 13:27:45 -0500
Andrew Deason <adeason@sinenomine.net> wrote:

> Todd is correct in that a file in multiple directories violates
> assumptions in the code, and also in the current disk format and
> multiple places in the wire protocol.

But come to think of it, I'm not sure if it matters for anything besides
access checks. I'm specifically thinking of the 'parent' vnode pointer,
which I'm not sure is used for anything besides checking ACLs, and the
salvager consistency checks. Both of which could go away for this
special case, hmm...

Andrew Deason