[svlug]Re: how to copy a bunch of "." files?

Bryan -TheBS- Smith thebs at theseus.com
Thu Apr 27 08:04:01 PDT 2000


On Thu, 27 Apr 2000, Ian B MacLure wrote:
> To copy the entire directory hierarchy below your PWD
> cd to the directory you want to copy FROM
> 
> find . -print | cpio -dmpv <TO-DIRECTORY-PATH>

Learn this by heart and you will be a successful UNIX admin. 
Copiest everything exact, all files, all permissions.

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