> > Now there's a real world example for you.
> No graphical file manager would use it - how would you show progress
> information to the user when coping a single huge file ?
They can't do that today (think writeback)...
> So, someone might hack up a 'cp' that used it, and in a few years when
> everyone is at 2.4.x (where x >= version with copyfile()) maybe some
> distribution would ship it.
> Take a look at Win32, then have it. Then, look further, and you'll see
> that they have system calls for just about everything else. It's
Windows are stupid. But copyfile is different from read+write -- it
allows you to do on-server copy and allows COW.
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