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Copy files and merge directories using hard links.

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Overview

This package provides a hardlink module and command line script that copies files and merges directories using hard links.

Why? Because OS X doesn’t support cp -lR.

Installation

Latest code direct from the repository:

$ pip install hardlink

Usage

Via the command line script:

$ hardlink -h
usage: hardlink [-h] [-d] [-f] [-q | -v] src dst

Copy files and merge directories using hard links.

positional arguments:
  src            Source file or directory. Follow symbolic links.
  dst            Destination file or directory. Merge existing directories.

optional arguments:
  -h, --help     show this help message and exit
  -d, --dry-run  Do not link files or create directories. Only log operations.
  -f, --force    Replace existing files and symbolic links.
  -q, --quiet    Silence standard output.
  -v, --verbose  Increase verbosity for each occurrence.

Via the module:

import hardlink
link = hardlink.Command(dry_run=False, force=True)
link(src, dst)

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