install man page on 4.4BSD

Man page or keyword search:  
man Server   1065 pages
apropos Keyword Search (all sections)
Output format
4.4BSD logo
[printable version]

INSTALL(1)		  BSD General Commands Manual		    INSTALL(1)

NAME
     installinstall binaries

SYNOPSIS
     install [-cs] [-f flags] [-g group] [-m mode] [-o owner] file1 file2
     install [-cs] [-f flags] [-g group] [-m mode] [-o owner] file1 ...	 fileN
	     directory

DESCRIPTION
     The file(s) are moved (or copied if the -c option is specified) to the
     target file or directory.	If the destination is a directory, then the
     file is moved into directory with its original filename.  If the target
     file already exists, it is overwritten if permissions allow.

     -c	     Copy the file.  This flag turns off the default behavior of
	     install where it deletes the original file after creating the
	     target.

     -f	     Specify the target's file flags.  (See chflags(1) for a list of
	     possible flags and their meanings.)

     -g	     Specify a group.

     -m	     Specify an alternate mode.	 The default mode is set to rwxr-xr-x
	     (0755).  The specified mode may be either an octal or symbolic
	     value; see chmod(1) for a description of possible mode values.

     -o	     Specify an owner.

     -s	     Install exec's the command strip(1) to strip binaries so that
	     install can be portable over a large number of systems and binary
	     types.

     By default, install preserves all file flags, with the exception of the
     ``nodump'' flag.

     The install utility attempts to prevent moving a file onto itself.

     Installing /dev/null creates an empty file.

     Upon successful completion a value of 0 is returned.  Otherwise, a value
     of 1 is returned.

SEE ALSO
     chflags(1), chgrp(1), chmod(1), cp(1), mv(1), strip(1), chown(8)

HISTORY
     The install utility appeared in 4.2BSD.

4.2 Berkeley Distribution	 June 6, 1993	     4.2 Berkeley Distribution
[top]

List of man pages available for 4.4BSD

Copyright (c) for man pages and the logo by the respective OS vendor.

For those who want to learn more, the polarhome community provides shell access and support.

[legal] [privacy] [GNU] [policy] [cookies] [netiquette] [sponsors] [FAQ]
Tweet
Polarhome, production since 1999.
Member of Polarhome portal.
Based on Fawad Halim's script.
...................................................................
Vote for polarhome
Free Shell Accounts :: the biggest list on the net