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Old 07-05-2011, 01:38 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by divyashree View Post
It is one option which is available to the user . It depends on user how he will achieve.

yeah,i've never seen anyone choose that option that is why i asked...
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Originally Posted by huNti View Post
Thanks for reply. Funny enough [code]hunti@hunti-Aspire-M7720:~/Desktop$ cp -r test test/test2.txt
cp: cannot copy a directory, `test', into itself, `test/test2.txt'
Do you understand that "test" is a directory and that "test.txt" and "test2.txt" are files?

Does copying a directory onto a file (that's also inside the directory you're copying) make any sense at all to you? It shouldn't.


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