On Tue, 2005-04-05 at 10:06 +0200, Bjoern Michaelsen wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 02:59:07PM +0800, Ow Mun Heng wrote:
> > Do not use cp, it doesn't preserve permission bits.
> cp -a does and is much faster than rsync.

if you want to populate new hard drive w/o anything on it. I suggest you
use Tar as it is faster and it uses block copy rather than char-by-char.

> (sys-apps/coreutils-5.2.1-r4)

Ow Mun Heng
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