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Bug#761117: debsources: file-level deduplication

On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 4:31 AM, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:

> We already have all the file checksums in the database. Removing
> (file-level) duplication in the file storage, using hard-links, can be
> safely implemented offline, i.e., as long as no debsources update is
> ongoing.

I missed the talk, but some other ideas:

A hash based filesystem layout like we use on snapshot.d.o.

Use a filesystem with deduplication support like btrfs.



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