Re: [Debconf-discuss] btrfs deduplication / bedup users at DebConf13?
On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 12:56:54AM +0200, Csillag Tamas wrote:
> There are backup tools working this way (rsync also have this option:
> --link-dest) rsnapshot (which builds on rsync also uses this) so this is a
> viable option.
> The number of hardlink on a file is practicaly limitless.
Sure, but that's not the interesting performance measure, is it?
The point is rather how efficient is the tool on top to discover the
need of using hard links instead of copies. And _that_ is likely heavily
affected by the _total_ number of files you're applying deduplication
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