Fastest way to write huge files

Tim Golden mail at
Fri Aug 29 09:44:26 CEST 2008

Terry Reedy wrote:
> Mohamed Yousef wrote:
>> let's say , I'm moving large files through network between devices
>> what is the fastest way to do this ?
>> what i came up with :-
> Use your OS's network copy command.  On unix, that was once uucp.  On 
> Windows, I drag-and-drop to/from a Network Neighborhood location, 
> including to a printer, so I don't know whether you can use copy and if 
> so how.

For completeness' sake, on Windows you could use any of the following
techniques with a UNC as the destination (and/or source):


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