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Re: Bug#509685: ITP: hardlink -- Hardlink multiple copies of the same file

Julian Andres Klode wrote:
>  Hardlink is a tool which detects multiple copies of the same file and replaces
>  them with hardlinks.
>  .
>  The idea has been taken from http://code.google.com/p/hardlinkpy/, but the
>  code has been written from scratch and licensed under the MIT license.

Do we really need another tool like this?

We already have these packages:


Plus a host of tools that do backups, datapacker that packs things onto
DVDs, and the like, using hard links.

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