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Watch for undocumented behavior of cp -R
Authored by: gullevek on Nov 16, '05 06:57:17AM

Yes, this is "evil". I had a bad experience this on a FreeBSD box where I than had to "hand pick" the files from my home directory that should have been in a subdir.

I never saw a similar thing in the GNU cp version. I think this is a BSD cp only issue. But its an evil one.

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