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Re: /proc filesystem allows bypassing directory permissions on

On Wed, Nov 04, 2009 at 09:15:31PM +1100, psz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > Irrelevant. The statement was ...
> Sorry, you misunderstood, that was not the statement.

Here is the statement I replied to:

>> The link count of a files tells you the number of hard links that
>> are persisted within the same filesystem.  It is _NOT_ a promise
>> that there are no other means to access the inode of the file.
> It used to be promise before /proc was mounted

I do not really care about the other arguments in the thread.


     MTA SZTAKI Computer and Automation Research Institute
                Hungarian Academy of Sciences