[opensource] Preventing removal of symbolic link

Paul Betts bettsp at cse.ohio-state.edu
Mon Nov 6 21:42:51 EST 2006

On Mon, 2006-11-06 at 20:32 -0500, William Triest wrote:
> Can anyone think of a good way to prevent a user from removing a
> symbolic link in their home directory?

Well, symlinks have permissions but it appears that even if you set
them, you can still delete the symlink. Perhaps write a login script
that restores them all, so when dumb users delete them you just say "Log
out and log back in"

Paul Betts <bettsp at cse.ohio-state.edu>

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