Konrad Heuer kheuer2 at
Wed Apr 7 01:12:26 PDT 2004

On Wed, 7 Apr 2004, Jerry Hatok wrote:

> Hello,
>    I am trying to copy files from a cd I have into my usr directory.
> The cd has one directory with a lot of subdirectories and files.  Is
> there a command that I can copy everything at once? If so what is it?
> If not what would you suggest being the fastest way to copy everything?

cd /to/target/directory
tar cCf /cdrom - . | tar xvpf -

Konrad Heuer

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