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I am looking to copy a directory structure with Files, I am not looking for content a 0 byte file will do. I just need to copy the directory tree with 0 byte files and links preserving the properties of the file like- Permission, Owner, Group, ACL.

How do I copy / create a tar ball/ rsync with Directories and 0 byte files with same ACL's, permissions, User, group and others.

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You can do that on Solaris with rcp, although it does give you full file contents. You can truncate the files afterward.

rcp -p foo bar

If you explicitly don't want the file contents, then this might not be the best option.

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