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Carbon copy tool for directory duplication

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000016123D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Aug-18
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a way to duplicate a directory structure, with all its sub-directories and files, and insert different copies of this structure at a given point into the disk tree. Problem statement: During computational treatments for tests results collection, we are facing to a specific data structure definition. In lot of case the data structure skeleton defined, as to be reused for several actions, treatments, several times. In this case, we are facing this question : "how to have multiple instances of a directory structure rapidly?" Using today available copy, we have, to perform 2 copies of a directory structure, 4 actions :