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Re: [Debconf-discuss] btrfs deduplication / bedup users at DebConf13?

On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 01:18:16AM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> 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
> upon.

I guess you are not around anymore (i did not found you).
Let's discuss about this tomorrow (well, during the day ;-).

CSILLAG Tamas (cstamas) - http://cstamas.hu/

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