[PATCH] adding two new options to 'cp'

John-Mark Gurney gurney_j at resnet.uoregon.edu
Mon Jul 31 23:21:39 UTC 2006

Ivan Voras wrote this message on Tue, Aug 01, 2006 at 00:07 +0200:
> older people who stick with what they know will work - vast majority of 
> younger admins I know either personally or on the 'net generally know 
> only Linux.
> Using common options help bring people over, and also saves trouble with 
> porting shell script code :)

Helping people not be portable w/ other Unixes like Solaris is something
we should not do...  Can anyone name another major Unix besides Linux that
has the -a option?

  John-Mark Gurney				Voice: +1 415 225 5579

     "All that I will do, has been done, All that I have, has not."

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