From: kevin lyda (kevin+dated+1027638518.1948eb at domain linux.ie)
Date: Sat 20 Jul 2002 - 00:08:41 IST
On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 06:10:40PM +0100, Ronan Waide wrote:
> Sure, but soft links would do the same. To be honest, I'm trying to
> think of a useful use of hard links right now, and I'm a little
> stumped. There's gotta be some benefit that I'm missing that's
> immediately obvious to everyone.
mh used them nicely. mh stores one message per file. the refile command
allows you to move a message from one folder to another *or* link it to
another folder. it uses hard links to do this. this would suck to if
it used soft links - what if i later deleted the actual file?
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