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Re^2: Identical Files to Symbolic Links

by PetaMem (Priest)
on Nov 09, 2005 at 21:37 UTC ( #507223=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Identical Files to Symbolic Links
in thread Identical Files to Symbolic Links

The only reason why there are symbolic and not hard links, is that I assume(!), that hardlinks make problems when you tar the fileset.

In our application, a lot of files is generated, then this dupe-eliminator rushes over it, then the result is tarballed and moved to production server. I would not want to untar copies instead of references there.

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Re^3: Identical Files to Symbolic Links
by merlyn (Sage) on Nov 09, 2005 at 23:53 UTC

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