man-pages? what does this...

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Wed Jan 3 12:12:14 PST 2001

> What about the /dev-files then? IIRC some of them are owned by special
> users/groups...

That's one of the things I meant yes. Perhaps a quicker fix:
cp -dRiv instead of cp -aiv

that way the -p won't be invoked (-a == -dpR) which will write the new files 
owned by whoever copies the files (probably root in most cases).

That may be the best solution. Can somebody test it?

Gerard Beekmans

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