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Re: forcing overwrite with cp in FC5



ARGH!.  I didn't think of checking to see if it was an alias.  Thanks!

Mike-



On Tue, 19 Sep 2006 12:52:28 +0200, you wrote:

>Thomas Springer schrieb:
>> Am Dienstag, den 19.09.2006, 06:13 -0400 schrieb Michael W Cocke:
>>> I know this must have been covered before, but I can't find it...
>>>
>>> How can I get cp to overwrite existing destination files without being
>>> prompted for every file?
>> 
>> When using bash, 'cp' is an alias for 'cp -i'.
>> 
>> Try
>> /bin/cp src dest
>> 
>> HTH,
>> Thomas
>> 
>
>Use '/bin/cp --force' to use circumvent the 'cp -i' alias.
>
>   Karsten
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