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[REBOL] Re: How to copy file ?

From: andreas:bolka:gmx at: 12-Oct-2003 14:24

Sunday, October 12, 2003, 4:11:01 AM, Ashley wrote:
>> the problem with copying files that way, is that it doesn't seem to >> really scale. i.e. it seems to be impossible to copy a 600mb file >> (rebol crashes, at least on win32 the last time i tried). > The crash is probably due to the fact that read tries to copy the > entire 600mb file into memory *before* then writing it to disk. For > large files, copying portions at a time using ports could be the > answer. I use the following function to copy files to a DVD (2048 > being the 2Kb DVD block size).
dcopy: function [ source-file [file!] "Source file" target-file [file!] "Target file" ]
thanks ashley, that looks good! -- Best regards, Andreas