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Old 03-22-2006, 02:29 PM   #1
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why doesn't cp copy folders?


well the subject says it: cp doesn't copy folders, though according to its manual, it should. clues?
thanks, pat
 
Old 03-22-2006, 02:32 PM   #2
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the manual also tells you how to do it if you read it.... "cp -r foldername destination" the r is for recursive copy, i.e. folders.
 
Old 03-22-2006, 02:35 PM   #3
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that's what I tried. but I got a different error (no such file or directory) problem was, I tried to cp from remote. scp -r did the job. thanks and sorry for bothering
 
  


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