[Oberon] Copying files

Duke Normandin dukeofperl at ml1.net
Sun Aug 15 22:19:10 MEST 2010

On Sun, 15 Aug 2010, peasthope at shaw.ca wrote:

> Duke,
> > ... does the command default to SYS:
> The default is system wide and initialized at
> startup.  You can see the initial priorities
> in the System.Log.  Look for
> "Path: " <part of 1st priority> <part of 2nd priority> ...
> My System.Log reports this.
> Path: MY SYS C

OK! I'll check it out...

> To see the priority at any time just execute FileSystem.Watch .


> By default the first part is unnecessary in a file name.  Any
> other part must be explicit.

What do you mean by "the first part"? The Partition designation - like
SYS: or MY: ?

> System.CopyFiles FAT:/whatever new_filename ~
> Any filename, including the path, containing
> characters not allowed in an ETHNO file name
> should be enclosed in double quotes.  In your
> example / is a special charater.  Try this.
> System.CopyFiles "FAT:/whatever" <NewFilename> ~



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