[Dirvish] Symlinks consume disk space in each snapshot

Bernd Haug haug at berndhaug.net
Mon Oct 30 08:31:09 PST 2006


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Dirk Wessner wrote:
> For me this is somewhat annoying, because in the dirs I try to
> back up I got many symlinks. Although a symlinks does not take
> too much disk space, these many together, multiplied with the
> number of snapshots, consume some space.

If it's a major part of your backup, you might want to try to
experiment with backing up to a FS with fewer bytes/inode?

Yours, Bernd

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