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Re: cpio --preserve-modification-time: files but not directories

From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: Re: cpio --preserve-modification-time: files but not directories
Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2003 09:30:31 +0800
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>>>>> "S" == Steven Augart <address@hidden> writes:

S> Dan,
S> Have you gotten any replies to your bug report email?


S> I assume not.  Certainly I've seen nothing on the list.

S> If you want to know why you can write back to me.

sound like one of those embarrassing elementary answers that I should
have known it the first place.

well, that's what I'm here for, to give the newbie point of view
"i pretend to be a newbie"

therefore whatever answer that one should have known already, should
still be added to the man page


S> `-m, --preserve-modification-time'
S>      Retain previous file modification times when creating files.

should discuss "what about directories?" too, no matter how silly it
is to the pros.

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