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Re: Adding -l option to cp

On Jan,Sunday 23 2011, at 11:46 AM, Bernd Ernesti wrote:

> 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

Do we have rsync in base ? because if not then adding this option makes sense.



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