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Copy files and directories. More information:

  • Overwrite contents of destination directory with contents of source directory:

ditto {{path/to/source_directory}} {{path/to/destination_directory}}

  • Print a line to the Terminal window for every file that's being copied:

ditto -V {{path/to/source_directory}} {{path/to/destination_directory}}

  • Copy a given file or directory, while retaining the original file permissions:

ditto -rsrc {{path/to/source_directory}} {{path/to/destination_directory}}