Xah Lee's Unixism
lpitcher at sympatico.ca
Sat Sep 11 02:58:27 CEST 2004
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Charlie Gibbs wrote:
>>ObUnix: Max OS X has a "ditto" command that's the same as "cp" only
> Wasn't "ditto" the name of one of those console-driven mainframe
> utilities that would copy anything to anything?
IBM 360/370/390... DOS (later DOS/VS, then DOS/VSE, then VSE/SP, then VSE/ESA)
has a batch utility called DITTO, which copies files from device to device.
The closest analog in the pre-Unix and Unix world would be PIP
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