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NAME

install - copy files and set attributes

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Author
Copyright
Attributes
Notes

SYNOPSIS

install [OPTION]... [-T] SOURCE DEST
install [OPTION]... SOURCE... DIRECTORY
install [OPTION]... -t DIRECTORY SOURCE...
install [OPTION]... -d DIRECTORY...

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DESCRIPTION

In the first three forms, copy SOURCE to DEST or multiple SOURCE(s) to the existing DIRECTORY, while setting permission modes and owner/group. In the 4th form, create all components of the given DIRECTORY(ies).

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.
--backup[=CONTROL]
  make a backup of each existing destination file
-b like --backup but does not accept an argument
-c (ignored)
-d, --directory
  treat all arguments as directory names; create all components of the specified directories
-D create all leading components of DEST except the last, then copy SOURCE to DEST
-g, --group=GROUP
  set group ownership, instead of process’ current group
-m, --mode=MODE
  set permission mode (as in chmod), instead of rwxr-xr-x
-o, --owner=OWNER
  set ownership (super-user only)
-p, --preserve-timestamps
  apply access/modification times of SOURCE files to corresponding destination files
-s, --strip
  strip symbol tables
-S, --suffix=SUFFIX override the usual backup suffix
-t, --target-directory=DIRECTORY
  copy all SOURCE arguments into DIRECTORY
-T, --no-target-directory
  treat DEST as a normal file
-v, --verbose
  print the name of each directory as it is created
--help display this help and exit
--version
  output version information and exit
The backup suffix is ‘~’, unless set with --suffix or SIMPLE_BACKUP_SUFFIX. The version control method may be selected via the --backup option or through the VERSION_CONTROL environment variable. Here are the values:
none, off
  never make backups (even if --backup is given)
numbered, t
  make numbered backups
existing, nil
  numbered if numbered backups exist, simple otherwise
simple, never
  always make simple backups

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <[email protected]>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for install is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and install programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info install
should give you access to the complete manual.

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
AvailabilitySUNWgnu-coreutils
Interface StabilityUncommitted

NOTES

Source for GNU coreutils is available on http://opensolaris.org.
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