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Re: Directory recursively copy

by sflitman (Hermit)
on Jun 08, 2010 at 05:35 UTC ( #843618=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Directory recursively copy

If you run dircopy again, you will probably overwrite files, similar to rsync but without the smartness. There is a flag you can set locally to determine if target files should be removed, but I suspect there may be problems on a non-POSIX setup like Windows.

I think the best way to handle this on Windows is probably xcopy, which you can call in a shell using backticks or system.

http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/xcopy.mspx

As St. Larry says, be lazy, don't reinvent the wheel!

HTH,
SSF


Comment on Re: Directory recursively copy
Re^2: Directory recursively copy
by mhoang (Novice) on Jun 09, 2010 at 03:47 UTC
    all right, thank you all cowboys!! :)

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