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INSTALL(1)			 User Commands			    INSTALL(1)

NAME
       ginstall	- copy files and set attributes

SYNOPSIS
       install [OPTION]... SOURCE DEST		 (1st format)
       install [OPTION]... SOURCE... DIRECTORY	 (2nd format)
       install -d [OPTION]... DIRECTORY...	 (3rd format)

DESCRIPTION
       In  the first two formats, copy SOURCE to DEST or multiple SOURCE(s) to
       the existing DIRECTORY, while setting permission	modes and owner/group.
       In the third format, create all components of the given DIRECTORY(ies).

       Mandatory arguments to long options are	mandatory  for	short  options
       too.

       --backup[=CONTROL] make a backup	of each	existing destination file

       -b     like --backup but	does not accept	an argument

       -c     (ignored)

       -C     Install  file,  unless  target already exists and	is the same as
	      the new file, in which  case  the	 modification  time  won't  be
	      changed.

       -d, --directory
	      treat all	arguments as directory names; create all components of
	      the specified directories

       -D     create all leading components of DEST except the last, then copy
	      SOURCE to	DEST;  useful in the 1st format

       -g, --group=GROUP
	      set group	ownership, instead of process' current group

       -m, --mode=MODE
	      set permission mode (as in chmod), instead of rwxr-xr-x

       -o, --owner=OWNER
	      set ownership (super-user	only)

       -p, --preserve-timestamps
	      apply access/modification	times of SOURCE	files to corresponding
	      destination files

       -s, --strip
	      strip symbol tables, only	for 1st	and 2nd	formats

       -S, --suffix=SUFFIX override the	usual backup suffix

       -v, --verbose
	      print the	name of	each directory as it is	created

       --help display this help	and exit

       --version
	      output version information and exit

       The  backup  suffix  is	`~',  unless  set  with	  --suffix   or	  SIM-
       PLE_BACKUP_SUFFIX.   The	version	control	method may be selected via the
       --backup	option or through the  VERSION_CONTROL	environment  variable.
       Here are	the values:

       none, off
	      never make backups (even if --backup is given)

       numbered, t
	      make numbered backups

       existing, nil
	      numbered if numbered backups exist, simple otherwise

       simple, never
	      always make simple backups

AUTHOR
       Written by David	MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software	Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO warranty; not	even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR	 A  PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO
       The  full  documentation	for install is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
       If the info and install programs	are properly installed at  your	 site,
       the command

	      info install

       should give you access to the complete manual.

install	(coreutils) 4.5.3	 October 2002			    INSTALL(1)

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