LVM snapshots vs. --link-dest

Matt McCutchen matt at
Mon Oct 5 12:33:55 MDT 2009

On Mon, 2009-09-28 at 14:18 +0000, Andrew Gideon wrote:
> It assumes that --inplace 
> actually does what it sounds like it does: it modifies only the disk 
> pages of a file that have changed, as opposed to changing the entire file 
> or creating a new file or some other thing which causes the file to 
> "move" on disk.

Yes, --inplace works that way:;a=blob;f=receiver.c;h=965bb3909dc75d6b4ba675e201a64549ab8ac8dc;hb=HEAD#l295


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