what about using tar?

cd destination ; tar cvf - /sourcetreename | tar xvf -

I think the above will work.

George

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>Hi all,
>
>How do I go about copying a file that is > 2 gig?  I had no 
>idea that this would be a problem when I decided to let one of 
>my data files extend beyond the 2 gig limit with the 64 bit 
>option.  The man pages for "cp" do not mention any size 
>limitations.  What am I missing?
>
>As always, thanks a bunch for the help,
>
>Scott
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