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  • Simon Marriott
    Hi folks, Any reason the message below was moderated? Simon ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 4 , Dec 10, 2008
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      Hi folks,

      Any reason the message below was moderated?

      Simon

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      > From: Simon Marriott <sm@...>
      > Date: December 10, 2008 4:45:03 PM GMT-04:00
      > To: TTLUG@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [ttlug] moving a big folder on unix
      >
      >
      > On Dec 10, 2008, at 11:54 AM, Shivan Jaikaran wrote:
      >
      >> cp -prv older_folder \path\to\new\folder
      >>
      > Also worth checking is the nohup utiltity.
      >
      > nohup cp -prv older_folder \path\to\new\folder
      >
      > Will redirect stdout and stderr for the process to ./nohup.out and
      > return you to the shell prompt; you can exit your ssh session (by
      > force or choice) and return later to tail nohup.out to check the
      > status etc.
      >
      > Simon
      >
      >



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    • Simon Marriott
      Hi folks, Any reason the message below was moderated? Simon ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      Message 2 of 4 , Dec 10, 2008
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        Hi folks,

        Any reason the message below was moderated?

        Simon

        Begin forwarded message:

        > From: Simon Marriott <sm@...>
        > Date: December 10, 2008 2:24:12 PM GMT-04:00
        > To: TTLUG@yahoogroups.com
        > Subject: Re: [ttlug] moving a big folder on unix
        >
        >
        > On Dec 10, 2008, at 11:54 AM, Shivan Jaikaran wrote:
        >> but how will I know the copy was successful?
        >>
        >>
        > You can get rsync to do the heavy lifting after the copy:
        >
        > rsync -vrc -n a/ b/
        >
        > Will generate a recursive listing of the differences between
        > directory a/ and b/ based on file checksums (-c) as part of its
        > output.
        >
        > The command basically lists the files that rsync would have copied
        > without the -n option.
        >
        > Haven't tested but have used similar mechanism with rdist in the
        > past to report on synchronisation discrepancies across machines.
        >
        > Simon



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      • ShIvAn
        ... seems as though yahoo is thinking your commands are spam or something...
        Message 3 of 4 , Dec 10, 2008
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          --- In TTLUG@yahoogroups.com, Simon Marriott <sm@...> wrote:
          >
          > Hi folks,
          >
          > Any reason the message below was moderated?
          >
          > Simon


          seems as though yahoo is thinking your commands are spam or something...
        • Richard Jobity
          It should not have been.
          Message 4 of 4 , Dec 11, 2008
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            It should not have been.

            Simon Marriott wrote:
            > Hi folks,
            >
            > Any reason the message below was moderated?
            >
            > Simon
            >
            > Begin forwarded message:
            >
            >> From: Simon Marriott <sm@...>
            >> Date: December 10, 2008 2:24:12 PM GMT-04:00
            >> To: TTLUG@yahoogroups.com
            >> Subject: Re: [ttlug] moving a big folder on unix
            >>
            >>
            >> On Dec 10, 2008, at 11:54 AM, Shivan Jaikaran wrote:
            >>> but how will I know the copy was successful?
            >>>
            >>>
            >> You can get rsync to do the heavy lifting after the copy:
            >>
            >> rsync -vrc -n a/ b/
            >>
            >> Will generate a recursive listing of the differences between
            >> directory a/ and b/ based on file checksums (-c) as part of its
            >> output.
            >>
            >> The command basically lists the files that rsync would have copied
            >> without the -n option.
            >>
            >> Haven't tested but have used similar mechanism with rdist in the
            >> past to report on synchronisation discrepancies across machines.
            >>
            >> Simon
            >
            >
            >
            > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
            >
            >
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