Provided by: cpio_2.11-7ubuntu1_i386 bug

NAME

       cpio - copy files to and from archives

SYNOPSIS

       cpio  {-o|--create} [-0acvABLV] [-C bytes] [-H format] [-M message] [-O
       [[user@]host:]archive]            [-F            [[user@]host:]archive]
       [--file=[[user@]host:]archive]   [--format=format]  [--message=message]
       [--null] [--reset-access-time] [--verbose] [--dot] [--append] [--block-
       size=blocks]      [--dereference]      [--io-size=bytes]      [--quiet]
       [--force-local] [--rsh-command=command] [--help]  [--version]  <  name-
       list [> archive]

       cpio  {-i|--extract} [-bcdfmnrtsuvBSV] [-C bytes] [-E file] [-H format]
       [-M message]  [-R  [user][:.][group]]  [-I  [[user@]host:]archive]  [-F
       [[user@]host:]archive]      [--file=[[user@]host:]archive]     [--make-
       directories] [--nonmatching] [--preserve-modification-time] [--numeric-
       uid-gid]   [--rename]   [-t|--list]   [--swap-bytes]  [--swap]  [--dot]
       [--unconditional] [--verbose] [--block-size=blocks]  [--swap-halfwords]
       [--io-size=bytes]        [--pattern-file=file]        [--format=format]
       [--owner=[user][:.][group]]  [--no-preserve-owner]  [--message=message]
       [--force-local]           [--no-absolute-filenames]          [--sparse]
       [--only-verify-crc]  [--to-stdout]  [--quiet]   [--rsh-command=command]
       [--help] [--version] [pattern...] [< archive]

       cpio  {-p|--pass-through}  [-0adlmuvLV] [-R [user][:.][group]] [--null]
       [--reset-access-time]    [--make-directories]    [--link]     [--quiet]
       [--preserve-modification-time]  [--unconditional]  [--verbose]  [--dot]
       [--dereference]    [--owner=[user][:.][group]]    [--no-preserve-owner]
       [--sparse] [--help] [--version] destination-directory < name-list

REPORTING BUGS

       Report cpio bugs to bug-cpio@gnu.org

       GNU cpio home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/cpio/>

       General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>

       Report cpio translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

SEE ALSO

       cpio(5)

DESCRIPTION

       GNU  cpio  is  fully documented in the texinfo documentation. To access
       the help from your command line, type

       info cpio

       The online copy of the documentation  is  available  at  the  following
       address:

       http://www.gnu.org/software/cpio/manual

                                                                       CPIO(1)