[OS X TeX] Copying gwTeX

Axel E. Retif axretif at igo.com.mx
Sun Sep 25 22:13:24 CEST 2005

Peter, Piet,

On Sep 25, 2005, at 1:19 PM, Piet van Oostrum wrote:

>>>>>> Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE> (PD) wrote:
>> PD> Usually administrators use some thing like 'tar cf - ./local |  
>> (cd <to the
>> PD> target's parent directory>; tar xf -)' to avoid possible side  
>> effects from
>> PD> cp (this symlink following or that hard links get copied as  
>> individual
>> PD> files on the target) -- but he probably won't waste much space  
>> on his large
>> PD> and quite empty disk ... and I think he'll learn some finesses!
> Or if you have a network connection and ssh enabled:
> tar cfz - ./local | ssh machine 'cd <target dir>; tar xfz -'

Thank you both! I went the tar way, which I haven't even thought about!

Everything seems to be working just fine.

Thank you again!

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