Re: tar, cpio, or cp?
Peter S Galbraith wrote:
tar cf /path | ( cd other/path ; tar xvf -)
email@example.com (Stephen Zander) writes:
cd /path; find . | cpio -dump /other/path
cp -a /path /other/path
Are there real differences between the three? What about symlinks,
hard links, empty dirs, devices? I know, I could read the manuals,
but after a first look none of the three seems to do everything right,
that's why I am asking.
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