Re: Bug#509685: ITP: hardlink -- Hardlink multiple copies of the same file
>> We already have these packages:
> AFAIK, they do not replace files, they just find them.
Wrong, fdupe from perforate does link them together if one wants to.
> Imagine you have two backups, each on a different filesystem. Now you
> want to have them both on one filesystem. In this situation, you can use
> hardlink to link all common files in the backups together.
Or you just use rsync with --link-dest and don't need a second tool for
it at all.
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