From: John P. Looney (valen at domain tuatha.org)
Date: Mon 22 Jul 2002 - 09:10:03 IST
On Sat, Jul 20, 2002 at 09:33:35PM +0100, kevin lyda mentioned:
> > > apparently some systems limited soft links to the same device but
> > > gave up after a while.
> > Why?
> to make them consistent with hard links.
That's something that POSIX would do - make every platform as equally
broken, rather than standing up and saying "how about we try & make
(why ? Because in the real world, you can't. Somethings just suck)
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