RevCopyFolder XP problem
baleareninsel at gmx.net
Thu Jan 1 05:22:55 EST 2009
Why don't you use XCOPY?
f.e. get shell("start xCopy /e /c /d /y /h /k /v D:\*.* H:\test\*.*")
that works fine
David Glasgow wrote:
> Way back in October, Eric, Ken and others helped out with identifying
> special folders in XP and Vista, in which I could save shared and non
> shared data. (Because the system I used in my app previously breaks
> under Vista).
> Having finally decided on appropriate locations and file structures,
> I have started to script a routine which checks on the platform, then
> checks in each location for the expected folders, and copies them
> there if they are not present.
> Debugging is a bit of a painful process on Windows, because I am
> using Studio on Mac and testing under Parallels (XP). However, as
> far as I can tell, RevCopyFolder doesn't work as advertised on XP.
> In the Rev 2.0 language reference it states:
> "The revCopyFolder command makes a copy of the entire folder,
> including all files, subfolders, and their contents. The folder
> remains in its original location and the copy is placed in the new
> I only get the top level (i.e foldertocopy) folder created in the
> new location, with none of its contents, be they files or folders. I
> look at the result for each instance of RevCopyFolder after each
> partial successful copy, which gives me the numerical value '4'.
> I know that RevCopyFolder seems to be very erratic on the Mac, but is
> my problem on Win recognised by others? Is there an easy workaround?
> David Glasgow
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