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Re: [SLUG] howto copy files and keep details intact?

For you copying try the -a option with cp
As for the /var I suggest you run something like:

cd /var ; for i in * ; do du -s $i ; done

then look for likely candidates, cd to them and rerun to above with the
new directory level.

Howard.  LANNet Computing Associates <http://lannetlinux.com>
"We needn't, as socialists, get too concerned about privacy;
it's a bourgeois right, closely allied to the right to private property".
                                - Former Federal Health Minister Neal Blewett,
addressing the Fabian Society in 1988 in relation to the Australia Card issue.

On Sun, 24 Jun 2001, Rob B wrote:

> Further to this problem, my /var partition keeps filling up.  How can I see 
> what is doing this?  The system is Debian Potato (2.2r3)
> Cheers,
> Rob
> At 20:43 24/06/2001, Rob B wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >
> >I have a directory of files (ip accounting data) that I want to move to 
> >another directory.  If possible, how can I do this while keeping the 
> >creation date etc the same?
> >
> >Cheers,
> >Rob
> >
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