bin/144531: [patch] cp(1) show percentage complete

Andy Farkas chuzzwassa at
Tue Aug 24 11:18:25 UTC 2010

On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 12:30 PM, Alexander Best <arundel at> wrote:

>  i don't think the original patch you submitted will be accepted by any
>  developer since it breaks the behaviour of `cp -v`. you might want to add a new
>  switch to trigger the extra output from your patch. just be sure you don't use
>  any switch that's already taken by POSIX [1].

Any chance of `cp -vv` -> `be more verbose`?


ps. I've been using this patch for some time and think it quite useful during
interactive work.

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