cpio



CPIO(1L)                                                              CPIO(1L)




NAME

       cpio - copy files to and from archives


SYNOPSIS

       cpio  {-o|--create} [-0acvABLV] [-C bytes] [-H format] [-M message] [-O
       [[user@]host:]archive]            [-F            [[user@]host:]archive]
       [--file=[[user@]host:]archive]   [--format=format]  [--message=message]
       [--null] [--reset-access-time] [--verbose] [--dot] [--append] [--block-
       size=blocks]      [--dereference]      [--io-size=bytes]      [--quiet]
       [--force-local] [--rsh-command=command] [--help]  [--version]  <  name-
       list [> archive]

       cpio  {-i|--extract} [-bcdfmnrtsuvBSV] [-C bytes] [-E file] [-H format]
       [-M message]  [-R  [user][:.][group]]  [-I  [[user@]host:]archive]  [-F
       [[user@]host:]archive]  [--file=[[user@]host:]archive] [--make-directo-
       ries]  [--nonmatching]  [--preserve-modification-time]  [--numeric-uid-
       gid] [--rename] [-t|--list] [--swap-bytes] [--swap] [--dot] [--uncondi-
       tional]  [--verbose]  [--block-size=blocks]  [--swap-halfwords]  [--io-
       size=bytes]           [--pattern-file=file]           [--format=format]
       [--owner=[user][:.][group]]  [--no-preserve-owner]  [--message=message]
       [--force-local]  [--absolute-filenames]  [--sparse] [--only-verify-crc]
       [--quiet] [--rsh-command=command] [--help] [--version] [pattern...]  [<
       archive]

       cpio  {-p|--pass-through}  [-0adlmuvLV] [-R [user][:.][group]] [--null]
       [--reset-access-time] [--make-directories] [--link]  [--quiet]  [--pre-
       serve-modification-time]    [--unconditional]    [--verbose]    [--dot]
       [--dereference]    [--owner=[user][:.][group]]    [--no-preserve-owner]
       [--sparse] [--help] [--version] destination-directory < name-list


DESCRIPTION

       GNU  cpio  is  fully documented in the texinfo documentation. To access
       the help from your command line, type

       info cpio

       The online copy of the documentation  is  available  at  the  following
       address:

       http://www.gnu.org/software/cpio/manual



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