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Date:      Tue, 16 Oct 2012 14:24:07 -0400
From:      Rick Miller <vmiller@hostileadmin.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: MFS root filesystem and static binaries size
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On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 2:13 PM, Stanislav Zaharov
<root.vagner@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I have a question regarding the mfsroot file system organization on
> installation cd.
> How is it possible that we have bigger binary files in ls list while actual
> occupied space is less. But when we try to copy these files on similar
> filesystem using cp or dd the actual used space is bigger?

They are hardlinks.

I have a blog post at
http://blog.hostileadmin.com/2012/08/21/automating-generation-of-the-mfsroot-gz/
that touches on the subject...read the comments starting at line #76.

-- 
Take care
Rick Miller



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