> Currently we have an unsigned short used for the number of hard links to a
> I have an application which uses 30,000 hard links and I had hoped to scale
> it to more than 64K hard links...
> Is there any possibility that this could be changed in future kernels? Or is
> POSIX forcing it to be only a 16bit number?
Physical layout of many filesystems doesn't support that. Ditto for NFS,
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