[TUHS] Unix v1/v2 cp command

Mark Longridge cubexyz at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 10:16:46 AEST 2014

>> the cp command seems different from all other versions, I'm not sure I
>> understand it so I used the mv command instead which worked as expected.
> I'm intrigued; in what way is it different?

It seems that one must first cp a file to another file then do a mv to
actually put it into a different directory:

e.g. while in /usr/src

as ctr0.s
cp a.out ctr0.o
mv ctr0.o /usr/lib

...rather than trying to just "cp a.out /usr/lib/ctr0.o"


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