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Re: hardlinks on ntfs/fat
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Subject: Re: hardlinks on ntfs/fat
- From: Corinna Vinschen <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 7 May 2001 11:05:37 +0200
- References: <3AF66168.8032.23CAB828@localhost>
On Mon, May 07, 2001 at 08:48:40AM +0200, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> Hi cygwinners,
> how is it exactly with hardlinks?
> I got a directory with some files (about 5000),
> and i made hardlinks to all of them in another directory.
> If i examine now with win-explorer, i got i the first dir
> about 17 MB and in the latter about 18 MB of files.
> Are they now twice at the disk or are they relly hardlinked?
If the file system is NTFS and both directories are on the
same file system, then they are real hardlinks. Otherwise
they are copies.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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