copying a million tiny files?

Richard Copley
Fri Nov 2 12:14:00 GMT 2007

> 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.

Well, you'd think.

C:\projects>xcopy /?
=> Copies files and directory trees.
=> NOTE: Xcopy is now deprecated, please use Robocopy.
=> [...]

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