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Re: Adding -l option to cp

On Mon, 24 Jan 2011 01:56:21 -0500
Matthew Mondor <> wrote:

> This reminds me that a patch of mine to allow cp(1) to copy sparse
> files was rejected on the grounds that pax already supported that.  If

Oh, I forgot to mention that on GNU systems cp(1) by default copies
sparsed files in a way to remain sparse in the destination.

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