[aur-general] install instead of mkdir and cp, was: Re: TU application

Christoph chrdr at gmx.at
Sat Oct 29 10:13:18 EDT 2011

Out of curiosity:

> * Use install(1) instead of mkdir(1) and cp(1).

Why? I find the install command sometimes a bit uncomfortable, especially if 
you have to copy a hierarchy of directories (and their content). What is the 
advantage of install over mkdir and cp? Is there a solution for reversively 
copying directories using install?


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