As I understand it, the contents of spider.new are copied
to /spider by this line, and the next line in the
procedure removes the directory spider.new.
If I am right, then this little glimmer of understanding
is clear progress for me!!
Not sure what a left field bleacher is, but it sounds
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Rusty Haddock wrote:
> K2DMS wrote:
> >CP -a /home/sysop/spider.new/ /spider
> >maybe should be
> >cp -a /home/sysop/spider.new/ /spider
> >Unless CP is an alias to cp.
> I hafta ask -- why aren't you simply creating a
> sudo ln -s /home/sysop/spider.new /spider
> Not sure how much file space is used by
> it's getting duplicated with a 'cp'. A symbolic link
> a "pointer" yet effectively connects /spider to
> On the other hand, if you want to keep the spider.new
> pristine in case something goes wrong... 'cp' is not
a bad thing.
> Sorry for jumping in out of the left-field bleachers.
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