Re: Copying hard links.
> I just tried to use tar to copy one of my CDs with hard links back onto
> the hard disk. I did a cd to that archive, and ran:
> tar -c /cdrom | tar -xv
> Which created seperate inodes for the file and its hard link, blowing the
> 600 meg up to about 900 meg. This is the same result as with cp -a. Have I
> left something out?
Does the iso9660 fs actually support hard links?? Ok, it supports
sharing data between files simply by mapping the same blocks, but it
doesn't tell the user about this fact. I guess tar simply can't see
that there are hard links...
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