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CPIO(1) User Commands CPIO(1)

cpio - manual page for cpio 1.31.1

cpio [-dmvu] [-F FILE] [-R USER[:GRP]] [-H newc] [-tio] [-p DIR] [EXTR_FILE]...

BusyBox v1.31.1 (2020-04-30 13:38:01 EDT) multi-call binary.

Extract (-i) or list (-t) files from a cpio archive, or take file list from stdin and create an archive (-o) or copy files (-p)

Extract EXTR_FILEs (or all)
Create (requires -H newc)
-p DIR
Copy files to DIR

-H newc Archive format

Make leading directories
Preserve mtime

-F FILE Input (-t,-i,-p) or output (-o) file

Set owner of created files
Dereference symlinks
Input is separated by NULs
April 2020 Fidelix 1.0