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Re: Proposal for cp -a

On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 02:03:13PM +0000, Valeriy E. Ushakov wrote:
> Are you going to add -s, -symbolic-link flag next, since ln(1) is just
> too damn incovenient to use?
> Looking at linux manual page for cp(1) I've got a feeling it tries to
> grow all the options of pax -rw or cpio -p and I think it's pure
> madness.
> Why did you commit this when the feedback in the thread was for the
> most part negative?


Great, some 10 year old Linux developer was frustrated that cp didn't
have all the same flags as rsync -- after all, what were those idiots
who wrote cp thinking, anyone could see it should have a -a flag like
rsync!!!1 -- and decided to add one, so now we have to follow along?


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