On Wed, 2003-12-24 at 21:05, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> Tom McLaughlin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Hi, I have a quick question about the cp command and recursively copying
> > a directory. If I type:
> > $ cp -R /foo/file/ ~/
> > I get in my home directory a file called "file". If I type:
> > $ cp -R /foo/file ~/
> > I get in my home directory a directory called "foo" and a file called
> > "file". Can someone explain why the trailing slash cp to behave
> > differently?
> > My user shell is pdksh and the root shell is csh. I have pdksh set to
> > use "complete-list" and csh to use "autolist". Is this behavior just
> > something unique to FreeBSD? I tried the same on my OpenBSD box and the
> > two commands worked the same and created a directory with a file in it.
> > I also don't remember these working differently on linux. Do I possibly
> > have something setup wrong with my shells? Thanks.
> I can't reproduce this under any shell, including pdksh.
> I'm running -STABLE (and have the pdksh port) as of last Sunday.
Thanks Lowell. I looked at cvsweb and their have been some changes
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