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Re: Mode of symbolic link

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Mode of symbolic link
From: Detlef Vollmann <dv@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2001 00:36:53 +0000
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Organization: vollmann engineering gmbh
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Eric Sandeen wrote:

> While this may differ from other filesystems,
> 
> [sandeen@Liberator sandeen]$ man symlink | grep permissions
>        The permissions of a symbolic  link  are  irrelevant;

Oops, sorry.  I thought I had a test case where the permissions
of the link were evaluated, but this turned out to be my mistake.

Sorry again.
Detlef

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