can't figure out an one-liner

Toomas Aas toomas.aas at
Wed Jan 12 23:23:22 PST 2005

Nathan Kinkade wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 12, 2005 at 10:36:30PM +0200, Toomas Aas wrote:
>>I have a directory structure like this
>>	/joe
>>	/peter
>>	/bill
>>	... etc
>>I'm trying to move some (but not all) subdirectories of /home to 
>>/newhome, using tar. 

> Are /home and /newhome on different filesystems?  What wrong with a
> simple mv?  

Yes, /home and /newhome are on different filesystems. I was afraid that 
by using mv I'd lose some permissions, but now, after reading man mv, it 
seems I shouldn't be. Thanks for the tip.

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