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Re: dpkg and hardlinks

[Jerome Warnier]
> I don't know however how dpkg treats hardlinks. Does it "break" the
> hardlink before replacing a file or does it replace the file whatever
> its real nature is?

You know, given the time it takes to type a 20-line email, including
finding the appropriate Wikipedia article to link to, it would have
been a lot faster to just try it.

  # ln /bin/ls /bin/ls2
  # aptitude reinstall coreutils
  # ls -l /bin/ls /bin/ls2

Peter Samuelson | org-tld!p12n!peter | http://p12n.org/

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