cp --verify?

James oscartheduck at gmail.com
Sun Oct 28 11:24:58 PDT 2007

On 10/28/07, Steve Franks <stevefranks at ieee.org> wrote:
> I don't see a --verify switch on cp, so I presume it does not.  Is
> there an automated way to ensure a copy has gone well byte-for-byte
> without writing a script to filter diff?  I want to be relatively sure
> my family pics are in the destination and not currupted before I wipe
> my flash card - got burned by ms windows on that bigtime last year...
> Steve
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cd /usr/ports/net/rsync
make install clean
man rsync

rsync -cav sourcefiles destfiles


rsync is one of the great programs to discover.

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