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Re: command to copy hidden files?



On Mon, Jan 22, 2007 at 06:07:08 -0800,
  Dave Stevens <geek uniserve com> wrote:
> Hi 
> 
> 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?

I suspect you did more work doing this to not copy the dotfiles than you
would have to include them. Normally you can use cp -a to copy a whole
directory tree.


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