On Thu 10 May 2018 at 09:29:06 (+0100), Jonathan Dowland wrote: > On Sun, May 06, 2018 at 01:55:32PM -0500, Richard Owlett wrote: > >I thought I had broken the loop by specifying -x. > > > This is one excellent illustration of why cp is the wrong tool for this > job. Excellent illustration? You've completely lost me. Cheers, David.