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

From: Sindbad the Seafarer <sindbad.the.seafarer_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2003-08-12 11:42:08 CEST

Concerning Re: Can I use cp -l (hard links) on
cmpilato@collab.net wrote on 11 Aug 2003, 9:32, at least in part:

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

However, you better take care that *before* copying you did an
update *and* commit, otherwise you might end with two or more
working copies all with the same scheduled adds, deletes,
modifies. The latter should not make much trouble, but the other
may lead to trouble.

Jan Hendrik
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