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system disks

On Fri, 26 May 2000, Patrick McManus wrote:

> it is a heck of a lot safer than "cp -p *; rm *" though as you get per
> file error checking..

I'm sorry.  As long as we're getting picky here, in my mind it is a LOT
safer to cp then rm than it is to mv, because you can check the cp before
you do the rm.  The mv is atomic, and if it didn't do what you want,
you're SOL.


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