Date: Sun, 9 Oct 2011 20:55:36 +0400 From: "Dmitry V. Levin" <ldv@...linux.org> To: owl-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: hardlink Hi, On Sun, Oct 09, 2011 at 08:38:41PM +0400, Vasiliy Kulikov wrote: > On Sun, Oct 09, 2011 at 20:25 +0400, Solar Designer wrote: > > http://sisyphus.ru/en/srpm/Sisyphus/tzdata/spec > > > > 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: > > > > http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/gitweb/?p=hardlink.git;a=tree > > > > and here's how it is packaged in ALT Linux: > > > > http://sisyphus.ru/en/srpm/Sisyphus/hardlink > > I didn't look at hardlink usage, but does it run at RPM build stage or > at %post? The %__spec_install_custom_post is executed right after %install. > 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? This is not an issue for tzdata package because its content is located in /usr/share/zoneinfo/. -- ldv Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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