On Sun, Jun 17, 2001 at 21:16:24 -0400, Garance A Drosihn wrote:
> When I say this, I assume that the only change to make is how any
> 'open' or 'stat' call will handle null symlinks.  If I am reading
> Andrey correctly, there will be no change to the 'ln' command or
> the symlink() system routine.  


> I generally prefer returning an error at the earliest point it can be
> determined to be an error, and thus I think it IS worth it to make
> this an error at open() or stat() time.  I see no benefit in letting
> those succeed only to have some strange error occur in later processing.


Andrey A. Chernov

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