RPM needs to go on a diet.

Jeff Johnson n3npq at nc.rr.com
Thu Feb 17 03:47:07 UTC 2005

Kenneth Porter wrote:

> --On Wednesday, February 16, 2005 1:27 PM +0200 Panu Matilainen 
> <pmatilai at welho.com> wrote:
>> The kernel package runs hardlink on /lib/modules/*/build/ in %post to
>> save space on FC2 and FC3, that's what's taking so long when installing
>> and removing kernels.
> What does hardlink do? There appears to be no man page or other 
> documentation for it in kernel-utils.

Hardlinks's identical files to save space.

73 de Jeff

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