making "tunnels" across directories

Jeremy Allison jra at
Mon Oct 9 16:08:43 GMT 2006

On Mon, Oct 09, 2006 at 10:00:09AM +0000, Toni Casueps wrote:
> I need to give access to a directory which is inside a restricted path. I 
> can make a hard link to a file that lies there and it can be accessed even 
> though it's inside forbidden directories, but I can't make hard links to 
> directories. Is there a feature in Samba to do this?

No. UNIX/Linux doesn't allow hard links to directories as this
may lead to loops.


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