[CentOS] Lame question about cp

THOMAS, Mervyn mervyn.thomas at astrium.eads.net
Mon Mar 5 18:20:15 UTC 2007

Try this: \cp from to

IIRC, cp is an alias that translates to cp -i, I believe rm and mv are the
same. Entering the leading \ overrides the alias. Hope that helps.

Happy trails,


-----Original Message-----
From: Mike McCarty [mailto:Mike.McCarty at sbcglobal.net] 
Sent: Monday, March 05, 2007 6:06 PM
To: CentOS mailing list
Subject: Re: [CentOS] Lame question about cp

Paul Krash wrote:
> Mario (?) wrote:
>>How can i copy a file to another with the same name without being
>>prompted for a confirmation, and -f doesn't work?
> Unalias cp doesn't work....hmmm.

How about

$ which cp

He may have some script sth.

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