Patch for cp(1)

Garrett Wollman wollman at
Fri Apr 1 07:18:03 PST 2005

<<On Fri, 1 Apr 2005 20:43:02 +1000 (EST), Bruce Evans <bde at> said:

[cp -r]
> I think we don't need to keep it except for POSIX compatibility.

> New programs just shouldn't use cp -r.  Old programs that use cp -r
> shouldn't have its behaviour changed.

I'm more concerned about humans.


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