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|purpose= cp copies files (or,  optionally,  directories).
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|purpose=cp copies files (or,  optionally,  directories). Part of GNU coreutils.
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|homepage=http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/manual/html_node/cp-invocation.html
|homepage= http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/manual/html_node/cp-invocation.html
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|license=GNU General Public License
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|function=File Copy
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|ohloh_id=cp Unix command
 
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= Description =
 
= Description =
cp copies files (or,  optionally,  directories). The copy is completely independent of the original. You can either copy one file to another,  or copy arbitrarily many files to a destination directory.  
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cp copies files (or,  optionally,  directories). The copy is completely independent of the original. You can either copy one file to another,  or copy arbitrarily many files to a destination directory.  
  
 
= User Experiences =
 
= User Experiences =
  
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* [http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/coreutils/2014-08/msg00012.html My experience with using cp to copy a lot of files (432 millions, 39 TB)]
  
 
= Development Activity =
 
= Development Activity =

Latest revision as of 19:22, 20 April 2021




cp copies files (or, optionally, directories). Part of GNU coreutils.
Homepage:http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/manual/html_node/cp-invocation.html
License:GNU General Public License
Function:File Copy



Description[edit]

cp copies files (or, optionally, directories). The copy is completely independent of the original. You can either copy one file to another, or copy arbitrarily many files to a destination directory.

User Experiences[edit]

Development Activity[edit]