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Re: svn_hardlink_textbase.pl: script to consolidate disk space by hardlinking working files to their text-base

From: Lars Ellenberg <l.g.e_at_web.de>
Date: 2004-10-27 00:53:35 CEST

/ 2004-10-26 23:25:08 +0100
\ Max Bowsher:
> Lars Ellenberg wrote:
> >
> >I don't know whether this has been done elsewhere already,
> >or whether this is usefull in general at all.
> >It proved to work fine for me, though.
> >
> >It definetely works fine with svn 1.0.6 and vim 6.3.
>
> This has the potential to really screw up your working copy if you use any
> software which updates existing files instead of deleting and recreating
> them.
>
> Like, for example the default vim on Fedora 2.

of course, you are right. so don't.
I mean, don't use such programs, anyways.
If they do not even let you configure this behaviour,
they are broken.

but you for sure saw the WARNING comment in the script?
(you did read it, didn't you?)

thanks,

        lge

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