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bug#61105: cp/mv: want a fatal --no-clobber

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#61105: cp/mv: want a fatal --no-clobber
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2023 08:55:48 -0800
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On 2023-01-30 13:35, Pádraig Brady wrote:
This is a good observation.
Also the current "skip" functionality of coreutils cp -n
is already catered for with the --update option.

For consistency, there too the exit status should reflect whether the cp action was done.

I installed the attached patch to implement this; comments welcome. In the meantime I'm boldly closing the bug report.

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