installbsd - Installs a command (BSD version)
installbsd [-cs] [-g group] [-m mode] [-o owner] file destination
The installbsd command moves or copies a binary file to the specified des-
tination file or directory. It is most often used in makefiles.
-c Copies file to destination rather than moving it.
Specifies a group for the destination file. The default group is
Specifies the mode of the destination file. The default mode is 755.
Specifies the owner of the destination file. The default owner is
-s Causes the binary file to be stripped after installation (see
If destination is a file and such a file already exists, installbsd removes
it before file is moved or copied. If destination is a directory, file is
moved or copied into that directory with its original filename. installbsd
will not move a file onto itself.
To install a new command called fixit, enter:
installbsd -c -o henry fixit /usr/bin
This installs a new command by copying the program fixit to /usr/bin/fixit,
with user henry as owner.
Commands: chgrp(1), chmod(1), chown(1), cp(1), install(1), make(1), mv(1),