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From: padiolea@i...
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] file copy
> Hi,
>
> is there any function in OCaml for copying a file
> like with the Unix command 'cp' ? I wish to avoid
> using the function Sys.command to keep platform
> independency.

In fact there is no copy operation in  a filesystem
(observe the output of the command 'strace cp /tmp/titi /tmp/titi').
You can emulate the copy by combining reading and writing,
as the cp do,
so in ocaml combining functions input and ouput.


> I could not find any neither in the standard library,
> nor in the Unix library.
>
> Cheers,
> Sébastien
>
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