Xcopy

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xcopy is a copy command used in the OS/2 command line.

Syntax

 XCOPY [drive:][path] filename [drive:][path] filename [/D:date] [/S][/E][/P][/V][/A or /M][/H][/T][/R][/O][/F]

where: drive:\path\filename

Specifies the location of the file to copy.

drive:\path\filename

Specifies the target destination and file name.

/D:date

Copies files changed on or after the specified date.
/S
Copies non-empty directories and subdirectories.
/E
When used with /S, includes empty directories.
/P
Prompts you before performing a copy.
/V
Verifies files copied to disk correctly.
/A
Copies archived files only, but does not turn off the attribute bit of the source file.
/M
Copies archived files only and turns off the attribute bit of the source file.
/H
Copies hidden files and attributes to the destination.
/T
Copies system files and attributes to the destination.
/R
Copies read-only files and attributes to the destination.
/O
Specifies that any files in the destination can be overwritten by the copy operation.
/F
Causes XCOPY to fail if the file to be copied contains extended attributes that are not supported by the destination file system.

Samples

Copy files from e:\ to c:\ with several options to include hidden files, empty folder, etc. Very useful if you copy the all the operating system files to a different disk.

xcopy c:\   e:\ /h/o/t/s/e/r/v


Versions

Date Version Size Comments
2002-03-11 -- 52,576 bytes. Version included on ArcaOS 5.0.6