[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!