[LFS Trac] #1728: Chapter 6 - Package Management - Explain why 'install' is generally safer than 'cp'

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Tue May 2 14:29:52 PDT 2006


#1728: Chapter 6 - Package Management - Explain why 'install' is generally safer
than 'cp'
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 Reporter:  gerard at linuxfromscratch.org  |        Owner:  lfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
     Type:  enhancement                  |       Status:  new                          
 Priority:  normal                       |    Milestone:  Future                       
Component:  Book                         |      Version:  SVN                          
 Severity:  normal                       |   Resolution:                               
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Comment (by archaic at linuxfromscratch.org):

 So overwriting vs. removing sounds like cp maintains the same inode and
 install does not. Is this correct?

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