Hard links not properly restored?

I tried out the Duplicacy CLI on OS X and found that hard links were restored as independent files. Is there some option to allow hard links to be restored as hard links?

I don’t think there’s such an option right now.

During backup Duplicacy doesn’t check if a file is a hard link or not, so the restore command can’t recover the hard links.

But, I think it is possible to introduce a new switch to the restore command, that will blindly create a hard link if a file to be restored happens to have the same file as another already restored file, regardless of whether they were hard linked before.

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I think this would be an acceptable solution,

Sorry, that is dangerous. Writing to hard-linked files will write to all copies. You don’t want to be linking files the user didn’t intend.