Re: The tar trick !!!
- From: "Chris F.A. Johnson" <cfajohnson@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 07 Jun 2009 19:28:33 +0000
On 2009-06-06, annalissa wrote:
Grant Edwards wrote:
But I don't really see why "cp -a" won't work. It handles
links, device files, permissions, etc.
BTW which is more preferred cp -a or tar ..???
Neither; the POSIX command is pax.
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