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If I create multiple hard links to the same file on my system, will Time Machine detect it and make only one physical copy of the file?

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Little experiment (creating dir, copying file there as a.data and creating link using ln a.data b.data) gave me joyless result: Time Machine doesn't care about hard links, in backup there where two separate files with link count of 1. Time Machine cares only about its own file/folder hard links.

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