Re: how to copy and NOT overwrite

john@xxxxxxxxxx writes:

> I want to copy a folder from one hard drive to another but only copy
> files that do not exist in the destination. There is a LOT of data
> too..

I have a fairly primitive solution to this:
alias cp='echo n | cp -i'

If I do want to overwrite, then I use the "\cp" command (disables
the alias, and uses the real cp).

Again, this is a fairly primitive solution...