scripts/cp-noerror: Try and use hardlinks if possible

Submitted by Richard Purdie on Oct. 11, 2012, 12:36 p.m.

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Message ID 1349959013.14368.13.camel@ted
State New
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Richard Purdie Oct. 11, 2012, 12:36 p.m.
Since we generally have lots of copies of the directories created using this tool, use
hardlinks where possible. This should save a little disk space and improve performance
slightly.

Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>
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diff --git a/scripts/cp-noerror b/scripts/cp-noerror
index f0cd243..cde1b54 100755
--- a/scripts/cp-noerror
+++ b/scripts/cp-noerror
@@ -21,7 +21,13 @@  def copytree(src, dst, symlinks=False, ignore=None):
         srcname = os.path.join(src, name)
         dstname = os.path.join(dst, name)
         try:
-            shutil.copy2(srcname, dstname)
+            d = dstname
+            if os.path.isdir(dstname):
+                d = os.path.join(dstname, os.path.basename(srcname))
+            try:
+                os.link(srcname, dstname)
+            except OSError:
+                shutil.copy2(srcname, dstname)
         # catch the Error from the recursive copytree so that we can
         # continue with other files
         except shutil.Error, err: