copying a million tiny files?

Erich Dollansky oceanare@pacific.net.sg
Thu Nov 1 09:33:00 GMT 2007


Hi,

Brian Dessent wrote:
> 
>> Using xcopy, is kind of silly and wont get you compatiblity...... especially in scripts....
> 
> Portability to non-Windows systems is of course a problem but xcopy is
> present on every install of Windows that has ever existed going back to
> some very old version of MS-DOS so it is probably one of the most
> portable commands in existance on this platform.
> 
if I remember right, XCOPY is older than any networking stuff on this 
plattform. It should be there since the first hard disks have been there.

Erich

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