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The two sides of reflink()
Posted May 6, 2009 15:09 UTC (Wed) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
Posted May 6, 2009 17:03 UTC (Wed) by elanthis (guest, #6227)
If on the other hand cp says "this is a copy" to the kernel then the filesystem can just do the right thing. Of course, other applications will need to be modified to take advantage of the new feature, but such is the truth of most progress.
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