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Clone current directory into /destination verbosely

Terminal - Clone current directory into /destination verbosely
find . | cpio -pumdv /destination
2009-04-28 22:08:30
User: nutria
Functions: cpio find
Clone current directory into /destination verbosely

Copy every file from current directory to destination preserving modification time.


There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
find . -iname "*.flac" | cpio -pdm /Volumes/Music/FLAC

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What others think

cp -R --preserve=timestamps * /destination
Comment by SlimG 468 weeks and 2 days ago

this cp -R will not copy idden files

Comment by nutria 468 weeks and 1 day ago

I thought that was slick actually. Worked like advertised.

Comment by freimacon 467 weeks and 6 days ago

Quick mode to copy only directory structure :

find . -type d | cpio -pvdm /destination
Comment by dotcol 410 weeks and 3 days ago

Wise command, cpio is very underrated.

Comment by zlemini 355 weeks and 6 days ago

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