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cp -au /home/en /mnt/home/en

This won't however remove files.

Perhaps you could write a script (bash or perl)? 

On Saturday, January 26 2002 08:02 pm, Eric Nelson wrote:
> Suppose I copy a directory somewhere:
>
> cp -a  /home/en  /mnt/home/en
>
> Now, a week later, I want to update the destination, i.e. overwrite files
> that have changed, or just have a newer date.  Ideally, it would be good to
> remove files that have been removed too.  In other words, I want the
> destination to equal the source, but physically only want to deal w/ files
> that have changed.  Is there a clean, easy way to do this?
>
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> vox@lists.lugod.org
> http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox

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