Recursive Hard Links

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Recursive Hard Links

Postby Fishbowler » Mon Sep 12, 2011 10:28 am

I've got a backup of the mother-in-law's hard drive and it's a chuffing mess.
I'd like to run some fun scripts to put the files in some semblance of order, but before I do, I'd like to take a backup.
Since I'm not touching file content, hard links seem like a good way to save space.

I've duplicated the folder holding the backup using

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cp -rl

Is that enough?

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