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Re: Option --force for cp



On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 16:24:52 +0200,
  Luc MAIGNAN <luc maignan winxpert com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I definitively can't force cp to override existing files without asking 
> confirmation.
>
> According to documentation , I try :
>
> cp -r --force src/file1 ./
>
> but always a confirmation is asked...
>
>
> What's wrong ?

cp is probably aliased to 'cp -i'. Try using:
'cp' -rf src/file1 ./


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