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Re: Cross-directory hard links in Debian packages


On Wed, 13 Nov 2013 10:19:17 +0100
Helmut Grohne <helmut@subdivi.de> wrote:

> The tar file format supports hard links. Thus technically Debian
> packages can contain hard links. A significant number of packages
> including key packages such as bzip2, gzip, and ifupdown use this
> technique. While same-directory hard links are an established
> practise, the same is not so true for cross-directory hard links.

Isn't there a mistake? I can't remember having hard links in ifupdown.


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