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Re: command to copy hidden files?



On 23/01/07, Todd Zullinger <tmz pobox com> wrote:
Dave Stevens wrote:
> I've tried to copy files from my home folder to do a disk upgrade. I
> foolishly only copied the visible (non-dot) files. Now I'd like to
> copy only the . files (recursively) but don't see what the syntax
> is. Anyone?

Or you could try

cp -u ~/* /destination/

This will only copy when the SOURCE file is newer than the destination
file or when the destination file is missing.

--
Mark Knoop


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