Subject: Re: install-if-change?
To: Herb Peyerl <>
From: VaX#n8 <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/06/1996 14:58:13
In message <>, Herb Peyerl writes:
>VaX#n8 <>  wrote:
> > Has anyone written  a script like this that invokes the install
> > program only if the source contents != the target contents.
>how 'bout something like:
>pax -w -r -pe -u <src> <dest>

I was kind of looking for a command-line compatible version for install,
and something that didn't itself rely on mtimes, but this is certainly
an interesting suggestion.