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49264Re: VIM and NTFS streams

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  • krischik
    Feb 5, 2008
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      On 5 Feb., 11:37, Tony Mechelynck <antoine.mechely...@...>
      wrote:
      > krischik wrote:
      >
      > [...]> I would use "cp --archive test.txt test2.txt" in which case the EA's
      > > are copied as well. At least on SuSE Linux 9.2 onwards. And of course
      > > the file would still be UTF-16 - after all it's "copy" not "convert".
      >
      > > Without meaning offence: You should read up a little on the subject as
      > > you knowledge is not up to date.
      > [...]
      > > Done: GNU cp will do that if --archive is used.
      >
      > [...]
      >
      > Hmm... According to "info cp" (on my openSUSE 10.3 system), -a or --archive is
      > equivalent to -dpPR, which means:
      >
      > -d copy symlinks as symlinks and preserve hardlinks between sources in the copies
      > -p preserve attributes. If not specifying which attributes, the default is:
      > mode,ownership,timestamps (xattrs must be specified explicitly to be included)
      > -P copy symlinks as symlinks (sic)
      > -R copy directories recursively

      Well I did not read the manual but copied a file with xattr (Samba
      creates them at mass) and saw what happened. But that was on a fairly
      old SuSE 9.2. I check SuSE 10.3 when I am home.

      Martin


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