There is a bug reported in savannah, it will be fixed eventually but
it is not the highest priority.
2011/4/25 Andrew Hanushevsky <[log in to unmask]>:
> The xrdcp -R is actually broken as designed. We all agree that this is
> incorrect behavior. You can always use the Posix preload library with "cp
> -r" as long as the source directory is not in xrootd. That should work.
> -----Original Message----- From: Yang, Wei
> Sent: Monday, April 25, 2011 12:14 PM
> To: Paul T. Keener
> Cc: xrootd-l
> Subject: Re: Directory tree copy
> xrdcp -R should to work. I will leave others to answer why it isn't. Another
> method is to mount your xrootd storage as a file system on your client,
> using xrootdfs. Then you can use cp -r, etc.
> Wei Yang | [log in to unmask] | 650-926-3338(O)
> On Apr 25, 2011, at 11:03 AM, Paul T. Keener wrote:
>> It is possible to copy a directory tree into xrootd that doesn't flatten
>> the structure without using xrootdfs? I am looking for the equivalent
>> of "cp -r" or "scp -r". "xrdcp -R", in all combinations I tried,
>> flattens the directory tree into a single directory.
>> Paul T. Keener
>> Department of Physics and Astronomy
>> University of Pennsylvania