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Re: Replacement for cp -i --reply=no ?

From: Jerry Peek
Subject: Re: Replacement for cp -i --reply=no ?
Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2007 10:24:08 -0700
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Andreas Schwab wrote:
Jerry Peek <address@hidden> writes:

Using --reply=no tells cp not to
overwrite existing files; it saves a lot of useless re-copying.

cp -u does that as well.

Thanks, Andreas. I think cp -u will take care of everything that I used to do with cp -i --reply=no.

(Good point about rsync, though -- I tend to think of it only for copying to remote archives, but it's good on a local host too.)


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