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=begin
based on find_follow.rb : https://gist.github.com/akostadinov/05c2a976dc16ffee9cac
* use like: cp_r_dereference 'src', 'dst'
Note: if directory `src` content is copied instead of the full dir. i.e. you end up
with `dst/*` instead of `dst/basename(src)/*`
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=end
# copy recursively dereferencing symlinks
def cp_r_dereference(src, dst)
src_pn = Pathname.new(src)
find_follow(src) do | path |
relpath = Pathname.new(path).relative_path_from(src_pn).to_s
dstpath = File.join(dst, relpath)
if File.directory?(path) || ( File.symlink?(path) && File.directory?(File.realpath(path)) )
FileUtils.mkdir_p(dstpath)
else
FileUtils.copy_file(path, dstpath)
end
end
end
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