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 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-
      directories] [--nonmatching] [--preserve-modification-time]
      [--numeric-uid-gid] [--rename] [-t|--list] [--swap-bytes] [--swap]
      [--dot] [--unconditional] [--verbose] [--block-size=blocks] [--swap-
      halfwords] [--io-size=bytes] [--pattern-file=file] [--format=format]
      [--owner=[user][:.][group]] [--no-preserve-owner] [--message=message]
      [--force-local] [--no-absolute-filenames] [--sparse]
      [--only-verify-crc] [--to-stdout] [--quiet] [--rsh-command=command]
      [--help] [--version] [pattern...] [< archive]

      cpio {-p|--pass-through} [-0adlmuvLV] [-R [user][:.][group]] [--null]
      [--reset-access-time] [--make-directories] [--link] [--quiet]
      [--preserve-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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