it follows symlinks to dirs, so I'll make a WAG that it does the wrong thing on symlinks to files too. Good point. Rob On Sun, 2003-05-04 at 23:06, mlh@xxxxxxxxxx wrote: > On 04 May 2003 22:10:04 +1000 > Robert Collins <robertc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > Or you can cpio directly through ssh. > > > > Or > > scp -pr > > I'm not sure whether scp does the right thing > with symlinks. tar and cpio do. > > Something like: > > oldmachine# cd /home && tar cf - . | ssh newmachine 'cd /home && tar xpf -' > > or > > oldmachine# cd /home && find . -print0 | cpio -oc0 | ssh newmachine 'cd /home && cpio -icdm' > > Assuming /home is home of course, on both machines. > > Matt > > > -- GPG key available at: <http://users.bigpond.net.au/robertc/keys.txt>.
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