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Re: Preserving Ownership with File::Copy::Recursive

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Oct 11, 2012 at 13:15 UTC ( #998442=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Preserving Ownership with File::Copy::Recursive

I have vague recollections of a similar problem a few years ago under hp/ux and the solution that was settled upon was to tar the subdir to be copied and untar it in the destination. This has the required side effect of preserving the attributes.

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