[CentOS-devel] Re: Release processs for CentOS 5

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Wed Nov 22 14:27:16 UTC 2006


On Wed, 2006-11-22 at 15:12 +0100, Kay Diederichs wrote:
<snip>

> Johnny,
> 
> from the man page of mkisofs it appears that mkisofs can detect 
> hardlinks and realizes space savings based on these:
> 
> -cache-inodes               Cache inode and device numbers to find hard 
> links to files.  If mkisofs finds a hard link (a file with multiple 
> names), then the file will only appear once on the CD. This helps to 
> save space on the CD.  The option -cache-inodes  is default on UNIX like 
> operating systems.  Be careful when using this option on a filesystem 
> without unique inode numbers as it may result in files containing the 
> wrong content on CD.

That is what I get for thinking w/o a man page :P

Thanks to Kay and Daniel ... that makes this even more interesting :P

Thanks,
Johnny Hughes
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