At 12:00 8/23/2004, Moti Levy wrote: >W. D. wrote: > >>Hi folks, >> >>What would be the way to copy all files and subdirectories >>from one directory to another--preserving the time stamp >>and other attributes? >> >>It seems that 'cp' usually puts a time stamp of the >>current date and time. >> >>Would this work? >> >>cp -r -p -@ /some/source/directory/* /some/target/directory/ >>
>> >try using tar , >cd /some/source/directory/ > >tar cfP - *|(cd /some/target/directory/ ; tar xfP - ) Thanks, Moti! I tried this but got an error: tar: You may not specify more than one '-Acdtrux' option So, I googled for: http://www.Google.com/search?q=tar+copy+directories+attributes and found a neat LinuxMafia page. I sucessfully tried this: rsync -av /some/source/directory/ /some/target/directory/ Start Here to Find It Fast!™ -> http://www.US-Webmasters.com/best-start-page/ $8.77 Domain Names -> http://domains.us-webmasters.com/ _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"