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Re: dh_movefiles, tar vs. mv



On Saturday 26 February 2005 01:37 pm, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> * Frank Küster [Sat, 26 Feb 2005 19:34:45 +0100]:
> > I didn't look closely, but I think it might need quite some changes to
> > the code. It seems dh_install uses cp -a for directories, and you cannot
> > use hard links with directories (at least not generally, here on my ext3
> > $HOME it does not work. And I suspect it could end in great mess).
>
>   I remember that I once modified my dh_install to use cp -al. That will
>   make each file be a hardlink, even if you copy a dir. It's fast.
>
>   I wouldn't mind that dh_install accepted an option to behave like that.

  See bug #296917.

  Daniel

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