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Re: Adding -l option to cp

On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 05:44:19PM -0500, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> I find the -l option in FreeBSD extremely usefule and find myself
> installing coreutils on NetBSD just to get the GNU cp.  It would be
> nice to add this to NetBSD.  Would anyone object if I applied the
> following patch?

Yes I will.

I think we should keep the standard tools alone with there supported
options and not add non standard options to them.

There are other options to keep the hard links when you copy files.
e.g. rsync


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