New Programs for Hardy?

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Wed Dec 12 14:56:08 GMT 2007

On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 10:33:38AM +0800, Joel Bryan Juliano wrote:
> On Dec 11, 2007 2:03 AM, Colin Watson <cjwatson at> wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 10, 2007 at 02:53:44PM +0000, Joel Bryan Juliano wrote:

> There's also a tool called `cleanlinks` that removes dangling symbolic
> links and empty directories,
> I chroot to gutsy livecd and run this tool, so far it results to much
> reduced files, but render some applications to
> be unusable. I think cleanlinks should also be considered on the next release.

This would save almost no space (symlinks and empty directories take up
very little space) and is not worth the possibility of breakage.

> > > it's something like .gz's files. My real point is there's many
> > > duplicate files that can be linked together to acquire disk space.
> >
> > Yes; we have already started addressing this and will continue to do so.
> Ubuntu really excites us with every release, you guys are awesome!
> Sorry to cause some trouble there :-)

Glad to hear it :-)

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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