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Re: Emacs breaks hard links?

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Emacs breaks hard links?
Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 05:32:15 +0900

Sebastian Pipping <address@hidden> writes:
> I wonder if this hard-link-breaking-logic was really
> intended. Please let me know what you think about this.

Yes, it is quite intentional.

If you don't like it, you can set/customize `backup-by-copying' (or
probably rather, `backup-by-copying-when-linked') to true.

"Most attacks seem to take place at night, during a rainstorm, uphill,
 where four map sheets join."   -- Anon. British Officer in WW I

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