[Nottingham] Fun with "ln" (links)
Chris at 7of9b.org
Sun Dec 17 10:36:09 GMT 2006
> Is it possible to use hard links to link to one copy of file data such
> that there are two or more independent file names and file attributes?
I don't think so, as you say below when you make a hard link its linking to
both the data and attributes.
> Just using "ln" works by two filenames pointing to the one set of
> inseparable file data + file attributes.
What I did for camelbackup was to store attributes separate to the files.
When restoring we just had a script to correct the attribs. Not sure if
something like that would work for you or not.
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