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Re: cp -f switch doesn't work

From: Richard Dawe
Subject: Re: cp -f switch doesn't work
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2002 11:26:33 +0000


Marc Perkel wrote:
> I have Redhat 7.3 and the cp -f switch doesn't work. It still asks me if
> I want to overwrite existing files.

Do you have an alias for 'cp'? What does the 'alias' command show? Is 'cp'
aliased to 'cp -i'? If so, run 'unalias cp' and try again - it should not ask
you this time.


Richard Dawe [ http://www.phekda.freeserve.co.uk/richdawe/ ]

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