[Gluster-devel] Here is linkat(2) again

Emmanuel Dreyfus manu at netbsd.org
Sat Jun 2 23:22:35 UTC 2012

Anand Avati <anand.avati at gmail.com> wrote:

> Are you sure the problem is the creation of the symlink itself and not the
> attempt to set GFID on the symlink (where linux sets the xattr on the
> symlink itself while NetBSD sets the xattr on the target?)

There is no room for implementation choice here since there are two
system calls: setxattr() and lsetxattr(). The first one follows links,
the second one does not.

Emmanuel Dreyfus
manu at netbsd.org

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