Copy Only New or Modified Files

January 24, 2011 at 10:51:00
Specs: Windows XP
I am copying a directory to a storage location and only want to copy new or modified files. Can this be done? Here is the code I am using in Visual Basic 2008 Express.

[Imports System.IO
Public Class Form1

Private Sub CopyButton_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles CopyButton.Click

My.Computer.FileSystem.CopyDirectory("C:\Users\test\", "Z:\Test", FileIO.UIOption.AllDialogs, FileIO.UICancelOption.DoNothing)

End Sub
End Class]

Thanks in Advance

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January 24, 2011 at 11:35:10

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January 24, 2011 at 14:13:21
I can use xcopy in batch if I wanted to. This concerns Visual Basic.

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January 24, 2011 at 16:22:55
I can use xcopy
In that case . . .

The non-joke answer is to enumerate the files for what you want, and copy those files, creating the destination folder structure as needed. LINQ is awesome for this.

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