Lightroom: split previews over multiple drives

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Lightroom: split previews file over multiple drives.
I keep my "current" photos on my 120GB internal SSD and my "archived" photos on an external 2 TB drive. And I want them all in the same LR catalog. But LR puts all the previews in one file that is hogging valuable SSD space. Since LR makes it easy to manage image files across multiple HDs (ex: collections don't have to be on the same drive), why can't it allow previews to follow the image files?
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Mark Farber

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Rob Cole

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Good idea. Consider a compromise work-around for the mean time of keeping previews separate from catalog using hard links (I don't think the symbolic type links work for this, but I could be wrong).