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I have the following content on the source directory:

source/foo.txt
source/bar/another_file.txt
source/bar2/and_another.txt

I want copy those files to a destination directory which, after copy, shall look like this:

destination/foo.txt
destination/another_file.txt
destination/and_another.txt

How can I do this? It seems that "cp" lacks such an option

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Use find to find the files, and cp to copy them.

find source/ -type f -exec cp -t destination/ {} +
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