2.3.6 bugs and fun

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Jul 25 04:10:16 PDT 2000


> Yep, mv = cp + rm
> If you have a hardlink and do cp + rm, in that moment it is done
> for the first one the hardlink to the second one is broken.
> Other way, if you cp on both hardlink info goes with it, then you
> can do rm.

Hmm, yes, hard link goes away. Perhaps that should be fixed graciously
do this:
cd /usr/bin
cp gzip /bin
rm gunzip
cd /bin
ln -s gzip gunzip



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