FREEBSD - HOW TO COPY FILES, DIRECTORIES, AND/OR SUBDIRECTORIES RECURSIVELY IN UNIX FREEBSD


FreeBSD - How to Copy Files, Directories, and/or Subdirectories recursively in unix FreeBSD
How to copy files or directories recursively using FreeBSD(TM)

HOW TO COPY FILES AND DIRECTORIES RECURSIVELY IN FREEBSD / UNIX


    ASSUMPTIONS:

    You have already installed FreeBSD.  If not, then click here: How to Install FreeBSD


  1. Here is a sample command:

    cp -iprv /cdrom/distfiles/ /usr/ports/distfiles/


  2. Here are what the switches stand for:

    i      Interactive.  Will prompt you if overwriting files.

    p      Preserve file attributes like date, time, etc.

    r      Recursive.  Will also copy subdirectories.

    v      Verbose. Will show each file as it is copied.


  3. For more info, type:

    man cp


    Or click here:

    http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=cp+%22-r%22+recursive







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How to Install FreeBSD

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FreeBSD Device List

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FreeBSD Commands Cheat Sheet

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The FreeBSD 'Handbook' online

Search for Answers to Questions about FreeBSD

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Mounting and Using the Floppy Drive in FreeBSD

Mounting and Using the CD-ROM Drive in FreeBSD

How to Find or Search for a Directory or a file

How to Preserve the Date and Time Stamp When Copying Files

How to Copy Files, and Directories recursively in FreeBSD / unix

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AT YOUR OWN RISK: These instructions have no guarantee or warrantee of fitness for any purpose whatsoever--and none shall be implied or inferred.  If you use these and incur any kind of damage--it is your responsibility.




















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