Re: dpkg and hardlinks
> 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
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