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SubjectRe: fsync on large files
  Edgar Toernig <> writes:
> If you allow directory hardlinks (or loopback mounts) you get a completely
> different structure: a directed graph with all it's problems (like rings).

Loopback mounts are comparatively easy because, while some things appear in
different places, they're on a different file system, so there's no danger
of accidentally crating cycles.
The idea of hardlinked directories is fun to think about, but it's hairy.
_Very_ hairy. My opinion: Don't Go There.

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