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

Samuel Thibault wrote:
> John Goerzen, le Thu 25 Dec 2008 12:04:43 -0600, a écrit :
>> 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:
>>   perforate
> Nothing to do with this.

Eh?  It can do exactly what #284274 requests in fdupes below.  How is
that not relevant?

>>   fdupes
> That one would be an argument for "hardlink is a duplicate" _if_ #284274
> was fixed.  Else, hardlink is really useful.
> Samuel

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