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[opensuse-packaging] fdupes -s [was: Re: fixes for rpmlint ? python singlespec pyc, opt-1.pyc]
on a sidenote:

On 5.4.2017 17:35, Brüns, Stefan wrote:
At least run %fdupes -s on the target directory, this will remove (symlink)
the duplicates.

why do you recommend "-s" and symlinks?

The default is to create hardlinks, but apparently some people consistently use
the "-s" flag.
Is there a good reason for this?
ISTM hardlinks are better from performance standpoint and have no downsides
otherwise, unless you're
fdupe'ing across mountpoints.


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