From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Tue Jan 4 17:25:30 2005

On Tue, 4 Jan 2005, Joe R. wrote:
> It should. However COPY will normally stop when it hits a CTRL/Z. (And
> many files have CTRL/Zs in them other than the EOF.) HOWEVER there is a
> switch that you can use to make COPY copy the entire file length regardless
> of the preense of embedded CTRL/Zs. I don't remember what the switch is
> but it should be easy to find out.

The switch is /B
but DOS will NOT ALLOW /B if the source is a device. If you wade through
the ASCII text messages within COMMAND.COM, you'll find that there is
a specific error message for that!

Grumpy Ol' Fred
Received on Tue Jan 04 2005 - 17:25:30 GMT

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