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Re: cp -rup didnt skip existing files.

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: cp -rup didnt skip existing files.
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 16:53:45 +0200

"Jochen Kaiser" <address@hidden> wrote:
> I tried to copy several subfolders including files with "cp -rup * /tmp". I
> issued this command in the folder where several subfolders+files were
> located
> but once i stop the copy operation with crtl+c and want do run the command
> again to "resume" the last task with skipping all existing files (-u

Thanks for the report.
This has been fixed for upcoming coreutils-6.10.
Here's the entry from the NEWS file:

  "cp -i --update older newer" no longer prompts; same for mv

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