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Date: Sun, 9 Oct 2011 20:38:41 +0400
From: Vasiliy Kulikov <>
Subject: Re: hardlink


On Sun, Oct 09, 2011 at 20:25 +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> I notice:
> # Hardlink identical files together.
> %define __spec_install_custom_post hardlink -vc %buildroot
> which indeed would save some space.  I think we should package the
> "hardlink" tool for Owl.  Here it is:
> and here's how it is packaged in ALT Linux:

I didn't look at hardlink usage, but does it run at RPM build stage or
at %post?  If the former, it would fail in case user has divided the
disk other way, e.g. separate /usr/ would deny hardlinking /bin/bla and
/usr/bin/blabla.  Or probably this case is somehow handled?


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