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# 1  
Old 08-23-2001
Data Copy and keep owner info

I need to copy all fiels and directories to another locathon and keep the owner info and rights.

I tried cp -r - p * /newdir

No good.
# 2  
Old 08-23-2001
This should work fine - are you getting any errors?

Regards.
alwayslearningunix
# 3  
Old 08-23-2001
Hello !

trie :

cd /old_dir
find . -depth -print | cpio -pdlmv /new_dir

Good look !

Witt
witt
# 4  
Old 08-24-2001
Thank you all.
# 5  
Old 08-25-2001
tar

Another one with tar:

tar cvf - . | (cd new_dir; tar xvf -)
# 6  
Old 08-28-2001
Question

Why suggest of using "tar" command?
Seems like no good for this case.....

the "find" is the best in this case (i think)
 

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