How to copy hardlinks as hardlinks

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Thu Jan 4 21:12:28 UTC 2007

scuba at writes:

> 	I'm doing some backups with rsnapshot, and I want to copy
> those backups to a DVD.
> 	Although 'df' and 'du', shows that to total space used for it
> is less then the total capacity of the DVD disk (~ 3.5GB),
> growisofs/mkisofs are treating hardlinks as files (I know it is the
> idea, but...) so the amount of backup volume jumps to +20GB.
> 	How can I copy the rsnapshot backup dir to a DVD as it is on HD?

Do it as UFS?

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