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From: Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu (Valdis.Kletnieks@...edu)
Subject: hard links on Linux create local DoS vulnerability and security problems 

On Mon, 24 Nov 2003 21:23:45 +0100, Jakob Lell said:

> this it's hard to change it later without downtime. Furthermore, it's 
> difficult to know in advance how much disk space one directory will need 
> later.

Of course, if your operating system has anything remotely resembling sane
logical volume management, it's not a problem, as you can allocate half the
disk space now to things you know need it now, and grow the filesystems
on the fly later as needed.


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