[ardour-users] embedded audiofiles get copied

Andre Raue dawng at raue.info
Thu Nov 17 14:06:42 PST 2005

Jesse Chappell wrote:
>No, the embedded files are actually hard-linked into your session if
>the original file exists on the same partition.  Hard-links actually
>allow your session to work even if you accidentally delete the file
>from its original location.  To recognize a hard linked file, do an
>'ls -l' and look for a number > 1 in the second column (after the permisions).
That's great! Thank you for your answer. :-)

I use unix systems for quite a long time now. And I even know symlinks, 
but never came across those hardlinks. Good to see, that there are still 
things to learn ;-)



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