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clink

clink replaces duplicate files in Unix filesystems with symbolic links. It can achieve good space savings, for example on automatically-generated directory structures, such as compiling toolchains. It is fast; it reads each file only once, and its runtime is mainly the time taken to read files. It also consumes very little RAM and is very easy to use.

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  •  14 Jun 2006 18:43

    Release Notes: This bugfix release ignores non-regular files (such as device files or named pipes) instead of aborting in an ugly way.

    •  06 Sep 2005 16:27

      Release Notes: Support for command line options was added. The new "--dry-run" option was added, and just reports identical files and potential space savings without making any changes.

      •  23 Aug 2005 19:41

        No changes have been submitted for this release.

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