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Re: forcing overwrite with cp in FC5



On 9/19/06, Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net> wrote:
On Tue, 2006-09-19 at 12:24 +0200, Thomas Springer wrote:
> 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
>
Or: \cp src dest


This would work too:
cp -f

Will


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