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Old 07-01-2002
copy syntax

Hi
How can i copy the whole content of a directory (containing FILES AND DIRECTORIES) in another...
thx
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Old 07-01-2002
cp -R /soucre/source/* /target/target
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Old 07-09-2002
cp --help

that should explain it
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Old 07-09-2002
Don't use the asterisk.....

Just do

cp -R /home/source_dir/ /new/location/

If you put the asterisk in it won't copy the directory which is defined before the aster...it will just copy everything below that point (including it's subdirs).
 

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