From: Tom Jennings <>
Date: Wed Jan 5 00:21:48 2005

On Tue, 4 Jan 2005, Joe R. wrote:

>> If the program binary sent over the serial line didn't include
>> any characters that were eaten or rejected by COPY, and it
>> ended with a CTRL/Z and COPY stopped there, it would work,
>> wouldn't it?
> 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 problem is that copy /B doesn't work. Never did, in any
version of DOS since 1.0.
Received on Wed Jan 05 2005 - 00:21:48 GMT

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