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Re: [SLUG] Copying Home directories to a new server


google with "copy files new system preserving linux"

brought up an article from IBM developerworks that uses mount to do it ..

Dave.

> If your question is "what how do I make 'cp' do foo?", then it's obvious
> which man page to read.  If your question is "how should I copy files to a
> new system, preserving whatever obscure unix magic needs to be preserved?",
> then, as you've just demonstrated, the answer is less clear.
>
> And, regardless, personal attacks on a public list help no-one.
>
> -Andrew.
>
>

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