[tz] suggestion: split "backward" into "backward" and "deprecated"

Paul Gilmartin PaulGBoulder at AIM.com
Tue May 5 14:27:33 UTC 2020

On 2020-05-04, at 21:16:42, Philip Paeps wrote:
> On 2020-05-05 11:00:18 (+0800), Andrew Gierth wrote:
>> Installing "backward" should create only links, and therefore have negligible effect on the size, the only real penalty being the extra directories and entries which should be only a few blocks at most.
> It looks like we install the files rather than links.  Or I've botched something on the test machine I looked at (which is not unlikely).
It varies.

On Linux I see numerous symlinks.  (Doesn't a symlink use a disk block?)

On MacOS, I see neither symlinks nor multiple directory links,
but many duplicate files.

-- gil

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