offer to create links instead of copying settings from other partitions

Bug #364537 reported by Nicolò Chieffo on 2009-04-21
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
migration-assistant (Ubuntu)
ubiquity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: ubiquity

Currently there is an option to copy documents, music, etc. from another installation to the current one.
It should be really useful to offer to link those directories insted of copying the content, so that more operating systems will share the same documents without needing to synchronize folders.

This is what I do every time I install ubuntu. I have my documents, pictures, videos, etc dirs shared by fedora, ubuntu and windows.

Evan (ev) on 2009-04-21
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in migration-assistant (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Confirmed
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