Hard/Symbolic Links [was: Re: r7347]

TheOldFellow theoldfellow at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 08:00:32 PDT 2008


On Fri, 11 Apr 2008 13:50:09 +0200
"Christian Wurst" <christian.wurst at gmail.com> wrote:

> This is an interesting topic and immediately caught my attention when
> I read it. 

<snip - read the thread>

and don't forget that while a symlink can bridge filesystems, a
hardlink, being just an inode reference can't.

I don't think I've deliberately used a hardlink in the last decade.

My vote is not to change the author's package unless it's broken.  We
have enough to do keeping the book UTD without such niceties.

R.





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