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Re: Can I use cp -l (hard links) on working copies?

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-08-11 16:32:47 CEST

Marcus Alanen <maalanen@ra.abo.fi> writes:

> Hello everybody,
> is it possible to use "cp -l" to create copies of the working copy
> using hard links, on a unix filesystem? The benefit would naturally be
> space savings on the hard drive. This is naturally assuming an editor
> which unlinks before it modifies files.

You know, I have no idea.

> If not, is it ok to just do a proper copy of the working copy and/or
> move it around in the filesystem?

This should be fine.

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Received on Mon Aug 11 16:35:17 2003

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