cp(1) - Unix First Edition Manual Page
11/3/71CP (I)

NAME cp -- copy
SYNOPSIS cp file12 file12 file21 file22 ...
DESCRIPTION Files are taken in pairs; the first is opened for reading,the second created mode 17. Then the first is copied into


the second.
FILES
SEE_ALSO cat, pr
DIAGNOSTICS Error returns are checked at every system call, andappropriate diagnostics are produced.


BUGS The second file should be created in the mode of the first.


A directory convention as used in mv should be adopted to cp.
OWNER ken, dmr