Inspired by this question, here's another Linux command representing a famous line:

cp -a ~she ~

Which line is it?

up vote 14 down vote accepted

My best guess would be

"I'll have what she's having" from When Harry met Sally, 1989

You are copying (cp) everything from user she to the current user (~) while trying to keep everything as close as possible to the orginal (by using option -a).

So, I (the current user) will have what the user (she) is having (by copying the data with the -a option)

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    And your best guess is correct. Well done! – celtschk Oct 16 at 21:55
  • Welcome to Puzzling.SE! Please fill out your answer to explain your reasoning! – PerpetualJ Oct 16 at 21:55
  • And your reasoning is correct, too. – celtschk Oct 16 at 21:58

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