Yes, you're right. I've heard of robocopy and have just ignored it.
Although I must point out that if xcopy gets stuck halfway through,
repeating it (at least with /icefkhd) just copies the remaining files.
For a single huge file, copy /z is invaluable; I hope robocopy has
picked up that functionality as well? (Restartability within a single
My defense is that I learned to use xcopy in '92 and I never felt a
need to switch to anything else.
Now... the interesting question (now that I've switched to Linux)...
what is the Linux (or BSD) equivalent of robocopy?
I've been using cp -furv (sounds like "furby") as my xcopy /icefkhd
(sounds like "ice fuckhead") equivalent. But it still would be cool to
find a robocopy equivalent for Linux.
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