Re: Bug#509685: ITP: hardlink -- Hardlink multiple copies of the same file
Andrew Vaughan wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Dec 2008, John Goerzen wrote:
>> 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:
> Hi John
> I think that's a little harsh. There are lots of apps in Debian that
> provide similar functionality to other apps in Debian. I do agree that
> iff hardlink is only duplicating functionality available in finddup, then
> there is no point in maintaining both.
> Andrew V.
Note that hardlink just hit Sid.
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