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Re: AW: Hard links on Win2k/XP

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2004-07-22 14:20:02 CEST

Branko Čibej wrote:

> Marco Scholz wrote:
>> That is the reason for my problems with hard links. Do you think it
>> will be
>> possible to add some kind of parameter or environment setting to
>> change this
>> default behaviour to the "normal" way of updating files with overwriting?
> What SVN does is in fact fairly normal. IIRC MS Office tools use a
> similar algorithm, for example.

That may be true, but I think it would be worth avoiding that. For
instance, you may have a filesystem mapped to a WebDAV server (Xythos,
MacOSX, DavFS), in which case you certainly want to avoid destruction
and re-creation of resources.

Best regards, Julian

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