[CentOS] Lame question about cp

Sat Mar 3 02:24:42 UTC 2007
David Mackintosh <David.Mackintosh at xdroop.com>

On Fri, Mar 02, 2007 at 08:32:03PM +0000, Mário Gamito wrote:
> Hi,
> Jim Perrin wrote:
> >-f should allow you to do this. For root, cp is aliased to cp -i, so
> >you can either set the alias the way you want, or you can do '\cp foo
> >bar'  without the ticks, which tells the system to ignore the alias
> >for the command.
> It doesn't work.

try: unalias cp

that should clear the alias, if that's what's hanging you up.

/ /()\ \ David Mackintosh | 
         dave at xdroop.com  | http://www.xdroop.com
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