symlinks, hardlinks

Gavin Carr gavin at
Mon May 24 09:25:21 UTC 2010

Hi Dawid,

On Sun, May 23, 2010 at 01:14:31PM +0200, Dawid Marcin Grzesiak wrote:
> I wonder how brackup deals with symlinks and hardlinks while backup is
> targeting to FTP.
> Does it preserve them after restoring?

Definitely handles symlinks and restores them properly. I don't believe
it handles hard links. That is, it will only store one copy of the data
(since it's identical content), but when you restore you'll get two
unlinked files back.


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