[CentOS] Rsync and differential Backups

Mon Nov 9 20:02:37 UTC 2015
Frank Cox <theatre at melvilletheatre.com>

On Mon, 9 Nov 2015 11:36:18 -0800
Gordon Messmer wrote:

> I think the difficult part is that so many people don't understand that 
> EVERY regular file is a hard link.  It doesn't mean "more than one" at 
> all.  A hard link is the association between a directory entry 
> (filename) and an inode in the filesystem.

Now that you point that out, I agree.  I never thought about it that way before since I've always looked at a hard link as a link that you create after you create the initial file, though they become interchangeable after that.

But you're absolutely right and I've learned something today.  Thanks!

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