Revision as of 23:02, 19 June 2006 by Ninereasons
COPY is the DOS command for copying files. Under FreeBSD and other unixlike OSes, the equivalent command is cp.
-R recursive -- copy files in directories underneath -H follow symbolic links in the command line, if -R is specified -L follow all links, even if not specified, if -R is specified -P do NOT follow links if -R is specified (default action) -i prompt before overwriting -p preserve attributes (modification and access times, file flags and mode, owner and group ID. -v verbose -- tell me everything that's going on.