Re: Best way to copy /usr to different partition?

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Around 12:09pm on Friday, December 07, 2007 (UK time), Chris G scrawled:

> On Thu, Dec 06, 2007 at 07:31:28PM -0800, Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
> > 
> > Anyone have a better solution?
> > 
> Personally I'd try 'cp -R', that's supposed to handle most
> things OK.

cp -pR would be better as that will preserve mode, ownership and
timestamps.  However consider how you want to handle symbolic links.



A:  Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q:  Why is top-posting a bad thing?

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