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Re: Robocopy

> On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 1:47 PM, Houder <> wrote:
>> 2015/04/02 19:13:56 ERROR 5 (0x00000005) Copying File E:\Cygwin\home\jvdwater\.bash_history
>> Access is denied.
>> Waiting 30 seconds... Retrying...
>>             New File                 689        .bash_history
> ROBOCOPY is very reliable and it's actually what I use to have folks
> "install" Cygwin on our enterprise systems (i.e. I setup a master
> replica of the install and they ROBOCOPY it down to their machines).
> It works without fail unless they have a files in use.  If you throw
> in /R:0, do you see any other files with access denied?  Might be a
> good datapoint to confirm it's everything and not something specify
> about bash_history.

As the tar command was up to the job, I started to think ...

At some time in past, Corinna told this forum that Cygwin enabled the
SeBackup and SeRestore privileges ...

As I remembered that, I decided to take a second look at the output of
robocopy /?

See my reply to Corinna's reaction.


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