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Bash recursice copy by tar.

function copy {

   SRC=$1
   DST=$2

   if [ ! -d $SRC ] ; then
      echo "Source directory $SRC does not exist...aborting"
      return
   fi

   if [ ! -d $DST ] ; then
      echo "Destination directory $DST does not exist...aborting"
      return
   fi

   echo "Copying the contents od $SRC into $DST ..."
   (cd $SRC && tar cf - .) | (cd $DST && tar xvfp -)
   echo "Copy done."

}
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<table class="highlighttable"><tr><td class="linenos"><div class="linenodiv"><pre><a href="#L-1"> 1</a> <a href="#L-2"> 2</a> <a href="#L-3"> 3</a> <a href="#L-4"> 4</a> <a href="#L-5"> 5</a> <a href="#L-6"> 6</a> <a href="#L-7"> 7</a> <a href="#L-8"> 8</a> <a href="#L-9"> 9</a> <a href="#L-10">10</a> <a href="#L-11">11</a> <a href="#L-12">12</a> <a href="#L-13">13</a> <a href="#L-14">14</a> <a href="#L-15">15</a> <a href="#L-16">16</a> <a href="#L-17">17</a> <a href="#L-18">18</a> <a href="#L-19">19</a> <a href="#L-20">20</a></pre></div></td><td class="code"><div class="highlight"><pre><span></span><span id="L-1"><a name="L-1"></a><span class="k">function</span> copy <span class="o">{</span> </span><span id="L-2"><a name="L-2"></a> </span><span id="L-3"><a name="L-3"></a> <span class="nv">SRC</span><span class="o">=</span><span class="nv">$1</span> </span><span id="L-4"><a name="L-4"></a> <span class="nv">DST</span><span class="o">=</span><span class="nv">$2</span> </span><span id="L-5"><a name="L-5"></a> </span><span id="L-6"><a name="L-6"></a> <span class="k">if</span> <span class="o">[</span> ! -d <span class="nv">$SRC</span> <span class="o">]</span> <span class="p">;</span> <span class="k">then</span> </span><span id="L-7"><a name="L-7"></a> <span class="nb">echo</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Source directory </span><span class="nv">$SRC</span><span class="s2"> does not exist...aborting&quot;</span> </span><span id="L-8"><a name="L-8"></a> <span class="k">return</span> </span><span id="L-9"><a name="L-9"></a> <span class="k">fi</span> </span><span id="L-10"><a name="L-10"></a> </span><span id="L-11"><a name="L-11"></a> <span class="k">if</span> <span class="o">[</span> ! -d <span class="nv">$DST</span> <span class="o">]</span> <span class="p">;</span> <span class="k">then</span> </span><span id="L-12"><a name="L-12"></a> <span class="nb">echo</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Destination directory </span><span class="nv">$DST</span><span class="s2"> does not exist...aborting&quot;</span> </span><span id="L-13"><a name="L-13"></a> <span class="k">return</span> </span><span id="L-14"><a name="L-14"></a> <span class="k">fi</span> </span><span id="L-15"><a name="L-15"></a> </span><span id="L-16"><a name="L-16"></a> <span class="nb">echo</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Copying the contents od </span><span class="nv">$SRC</span><span class="s2"> into </span><span class="nv">$DST</span><span class="s2"> ...&quot;</span> </span><span id="L-17"><a name="L-17"></a> <span class="o">(</span><span class="nb">cd</span> <span class="nv">$SRC</span> <span class="o">&amp;&amp;</span> tar cf - .<span class="o">)</span> <span class="p">|</span> <span class="o">(</span><span class="nb">cd</span> <span class="nv">$DST</span> <span class="o">&amp;&amp;</span> tar xvfp -<span class="o">)</span> </span><span id="L-18"><a name="L-18"></a> <span class="nb">echo</span> <span class="s2">&quot;Copy done.&quot;</span> </span><span id="L-19"><a name="L-19"></a> </span><span id="L-20"><a name="L-20"></a><span class="o">}</span> </span></pre></div> </td></tr></table>
bash, copy