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Copy directories and files just like

Terminal - Copy directories and files just like
xcopy /e/h/y /z/i /k /f src dest
2009-02-13 16:25:09
User: piyo
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Copy directories and files just like

I can remember "cp -av" on Unix like systems to copy files and directories. The same can be done on Windows without extra software, somewhat.

The switches mean:

/E Copies directories and subdirectories, including empty ones.

Same as /S /E. May be used to modify /T.

/H Copies hidden and system files also.

/Y Suppresses prompting to confirm you want to overwrite an

existing destination file.

/Z Copies networked files in restartable mode.

/I If destination does not exist and copying more than one file,

assumes that destination must be a directory.

/K Copies attributes. Normal Xcopy will reset read-only attributes.

/F Displays full source and destination file names while copying.

I don't type that all the time, I stick it into a file called "cpav.cmd" and run that.

echo xcopy /e/h/y /z/i /k /f %1 %2 > cpav.cmd cpav zsh zsh2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/323007

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