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install-file FILES TARGET #!key OWNER GROUP (MODE 755) PRESERVE-TIMEprocedure

File(s) are copied to the target file or directory. If the destination is a directory, then the file is copied into the directory with its original filename. If the target file already exists, it is overwritten if permissions allow. install-file attempts to prevent installing a file onto itself. Installing /dev/null (nul on Windows) creates an empty file. mode must be expressed in octal notation; mode, owner and group are ignored on Windows. The return value is unspecified.