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      1 .Dd 2015-10-08
      2 .Dt CP 1
      3 .Os sbase
      4 .Sh NAME
      5 .Nm cp
      6 .Nd copy files and directories
      7 .Sh SYNOPSIS
      8 .Nm
      9 .Op Fl afpv
     10 .Oo
     11 .Fl R
     12 .Op Fl H | L | P
     13 .Oc
     14 .Ar source ...
     15 .Ar dest
     16 .Sh DESCRIPTION
     17 .Nm
     18 copies
     19 .Ar source
     20 to
     21 .Ar dest .
     22 If more than one
     23 .Ar source
     24 is given
     25 .Ar dest
     26 has to be a directory.
     27 .Sh OPTIONS
     28 .Bl -tag -width Ds
     29 .It Fl a
     30 Preserve block devices, character devices, sockets and FIFOs. Implies
     31 .Fl p ,
     32 .Fl P
     33 and
     34 .Fl R .
     35 .It Fl f
     36 If an existing
     37 .Ar dest
     38 cannot be opened, remove it and try again.
     39 .It Fl p
     40 Preserve mode, timestamp and permissions.
     41 .It Fl v
     42 Write "'source' -> 'dest'" for each
     43 .Ar source
     44 to stdout.
     45 .It Fl H
     46 Dereference
     47 .Ar source
     48 if it is a symbolic link.
     49 .It Fl L
     50 Dereference all symbolic links.
     51 This is the default.
     52 .It Fl P
     53 Preserve symbolic links.
     54 .It Fl R
     55 Traverse directories recursively. If this flag is not specified, directories
     56 are not copied.
     57 .El
     58 .Sh SEE ALSO
     59 .Xr mv 1
     60 .Sh STANDARDS
     61 The
     62 .Nm
     63 utility is compliant with the
     64 .St -p1003.1-2013
     65 specification except from the
     66 .Op Fl i
     67 flag.
     68 .Pp
     69 The
     70 .Op Fl av
     71 flags are an extension to that specification.