Thomas 'Balu' Walter tw at
Wed Mar 14 06:06:58 PST 2001

+-Gerard Beekmans-(gerard at[14.03.01 14:59]:
> On March 14, 2001 08:02 am, Thomas 'Balu' Walter wrote:
> > After lfs-discussing this, why not replace all softlinks with hardlinks
> > (where they are in the same dir, so no partition-borders may be hit)
> partition borders? How does a hardlink prevent a partition from being 
> unmounted? 

Hardlinks don't work across two partitions or disks.

> > I also suggest to do those zcat & uncompress-links.
> 'to do' them as hard links you mean?

of course :) and "to do" them at all (they are not created yet, are


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