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cpio

 
Copies files in and out of archives. Supports the following archive formats: cpio's custom binary, old ASCII, new ASCII, crc, HPUX binary, HPUX old ASCII, old tar, and POSIX.1 tar. More information: https://www.gnu.org/software/cpio.
 
  • Take a list of file names from standard input and add them [o]nto an archive in cpio's binary format:
     
    echo "{{file1}} {{file2}} {{file3}}" | cpio -o > {{archive.cpio}}
     
  • Copy all files and directories in a directory and add them [o]nto an archive, in [v]erbose mode:
     
    find {{path/to/directory}} | cpio -ov > {{archive.cpio}}
     
  • P[i]ck all files from an archive, generating [d]irectories where needed, in [v]erbose mode:
     
    cpio -idv < {{archive.cpio}}

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