how to get os.system () call to cooperate on Windows

David Robinow drobinow at
Wed Oct 28 16:37:41 CET 2009

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 12:43 AM, Gabriel Genellina
<gagsl-py2 at> wrote:
>>>>> How can one copy files on the OS level?

> The idea was just to show how to call CopyFile using ctypes, not implying
> that it's the only way to do that. Everyone knows that the One and True Way
> of copying files is using PIP.
 Yuk! With the "/OP" syntax. Which leads to the need for a backslash.
Bill Gates learned on the PDP-11 and it's still plaguing us today.

Anyway, thanks for the example. I'll add it to my useful Windows snippets.

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