RPM needs to go on a diet.

Ralf Ertzinger fedora-devel at camperquake.de
Thu Feb 17 16:59:44 UTC 2005

On Thu, Feb 17, 2005 at 05:49:50PM +0100, Kyrre Ness Sjobak wrote:

> Why are hardlinks chosen over symlinks here?

That's what hardlinks are for. Multiple file system entries to the
same datablocks on disk, so the disk allocation disappears when the
last entry is unlink()ed. Symlinks can not do this.

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