gzip, gunzip, zcat

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Mar 14 06:04:12 PST 2001

> The "slightly faster" is because a symlink has to be looked up,
> then the "real file" has to be looked up.    With a hard link, all
> of the linked files are equal.

Would you really notice any performace increase? Or would it take somebody 
accessing thousand or so symlinks sequentially and that compared to the same 
amount of hardlinks to notice a difference

Gerard Beekmans

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