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XXCOPY TECHNICAL BULLETIN #99


From:    Kan Yabumoto           tech@xxcopy.com
To:      XXCOPY user
Subject: Revision History of XXCOPY.
Date:    2016-09-23  (latest update)
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 Version   Date

 2.20.0   1999-10-01    XXCOPY debuted under the new name.
 2.21.9   2000-01-07    the limit on # of exclude-items removed
 2.22.0   2000-01-14    /X and /EX made better
 2.22.2   2000-01-14    New switch, /DA#n (relative # days from today)
 2.22.8   2000-02-11    New switch, /CC and /CCY (auto-exclude on cyclic copy)
 2.22.9   2000-02-16    New switch, /AA /AZ
 2.24.3   2000-03-13    /K and /KS now work with directory attributes.
 2.25.1   2000-05-07    /CLONE, a shortcut for /KS/H/E/R/Q/Y/BI/ZY
                        New switches /RC/RS/RD/RX, for file removal.
 2.40.0   2000-06-18    /FT allows file-time comparison in mixed OS
 2.42.2   2000-10-13    XXCOPY16 now works /XFT allows file-time comparison in mixed OS
                        XXCOPY16 supports all XXCOPY (32-bit) features
                        New /SG feature, gathers files into one directory
                        Partial date parameter accepted  (/DA:2000-05)
                        New /AT, /AX, /AN, /AS, /AR switches
                        /N made XCOPY-compatible (old /N renamed to /NX)
                        /BZ checks the file size but not file time.
                        New /NP for precise filename matching algorithm
                        New /CB for cleaner batch files
 2.42.4   2000-11-11    bugfix on XXCOPY16 /DA and /DB parameters
 2.42.5   2000-11-17    bugfix on /RX operation
 2.44.0   2001-01-15    New switches /SP, /DL, /NI
                        Enhanced     /X and the source specifier syntax
 2.44.1   2001-01-19    bugfix /NI parsing was incorrect
 2.44.2   2001-01-23    bugfix nested Wild-Wild-source dir with /X items
 2.44.3   2001-01-28    improved, \src\*\a\b\ matches a case like \src\a\a\b\
 2.44.4   2001-01-31    New /WD warning switch
 2.60.0   2001-07-04    New release with all the new features that were
                        tested between v.2.54.6 and v.2.56.9

 2.80.0   2001-12-31    New release with features up to v.2.71.5
 2.80.0   2002-01-01    The newe version for the new year (put a new date).
 2.80.1   2002-01-01    Bugfix XXCOPY16's timestamp (problem started v2.71.0)
 2.80.2   2002-01-06    Bugfix destination directory timestamp on NT/2K/XP.
 2.80.3   2002-01-06    Minor bugfixes.
 2.80.6   2002-04-17    Context-sensitive help for Prompt buster (? on Y/N)
                        Command Switch may accept a colon as a delimiter
                        Bugfix /DBxxH, /DBxxM, /DBxxS.
                        Bugfix WinNT/2K/XP overwriting RHS files.
                        New macro variables, /$WWW$ /$W$ /$HOST$
                        Improved switches /IA:, /IP:
                        Improved switches /WS, /WE
 2.82.0   2002-06-28    New release based on beta v.2.90.9
 2.82.2   2002-07-01    Bugfix /INSTALL sequence         
 2.82.3   2002-08-01    Supports Windows 2000 SP3.
 2.82.4   2002-09-13    Supports Windows XP   SP1.
 2.82.6   2002-09-21    Bugfix /R (for removing rd-only directory)
                        Bugfix /E (in 2.82.4 it had problems)
 2.82.7   2002-10-25    Bugfix batch launch on XP with quoted string on 1st wd
 2.82.8   2003-01-28    Bugfix /SG/SX (was broken since 2.80.0)
                        Bugfix copying large files (>= 4GB)
                        Bugfix /PB
                        Improved checking on directory specifier arguments.
 2.82.9   2003-02-10    Improved /NX (SFN-preservation) function
 2.82.9b  2003-02-26    Bugfix /TR (formerly known as /SZ).
 2.84.4   2003-05-28    New switches /ILS /ILD /CA
                        New macros /$M$ /$D$ /$H$ /$N$ /$S$ /$IIII$ /$IWK$ /$K$
 2.84.6   2003-07-01    Supports Windows 2000 SP4.
 2.84.7   2003-07-09    /RC can be combined with /SX,/SL, or /SR.
                        Supports Windows NT4  SP4.
 2.84.8   2003-07-10    Warning with /FF case for a /BI operation
 2.84.9   2003-07-11    Bugfix /Xc:\pagefile.sys
 2.85.0   2003-08-11    Bugfix /RC/R (/R is for both overwrite and delete) 
 2.85.1   2003-08-16    Bugfix /ILD now works
 2.85.2   2003-12-03    Bugfix /PB: now handles the threshold right.
 2.85.3   2003-12-19    Bugfix /RC/PB combination had extra dir display.
 2.85.4   2004-02-21    /WV warning with detail report.
 2.85.5   2004-04-16    Release for 2004-04-13 MS security release
 2.85.6   2004-05-16    Bugfix /H/A did not process hidden directories
 2.85.7   2004-05-16    Bugfix /H/A did not process hidden directories
 2.85.6   2004-05-16    Bugfix /H/A did not process hidden directories
 2.85.7   2004-07-27    /WV0 no longer needed with new timed-message prompt.
 2.85.8   2004-08-14    Supports Win XP Service Pack 2
 2.85.9   2004-09-09    Improved monitoring of network connection status
 2.85.9b  2004-09-11    Treates remote volume mapped driveletter as remote. 
 2.85.9c  2005-01-13    Freeware update for Microsoft's security patch release
 2.85.9d  2005-01-28    Exit code labeling (> 100), /Bo/BN/? help text fixed
 2.92.0   2005-02-10    No DATMAN support.
 2.92.1   2005-03-10    Nomad edition works with USB-disks.
 2.92.2   2005-03-17    /PZ warning made more threatening for newbies.
 2.92.3   2005-04-27    More efficient use of memory
 2.92.4   2005-05-02    /PBH0 disables the Halt/Abort button in Progress Bar
 2.92.5   2005-06-25    Exit code 100 will be converted to 1 with /ER in NT/2K/XP.
 2.92.6   2005-08-25    Promoted from a beta version (certified w/ Win2000 SP4)
 2.92.7   2005-09-23    /PP0 to disable the space bar press-for-pause feature
 2.92.8   2005-11-18    With /AA (and /AZ /AR /AN /AS), /Z will be disabled.
 2.92.9   2006-04-29    Bugfix on /SC, /SF, and /TC on directories. /LH added.
 2.93.0   2006-08-17    Bugfix on file deletion by file-overwrite failure.
 2.93.1   2006-08-24    Bugfix on zero-byte file, /INSTALL creates an icon.
 2.95.0   2007-03-01    Supports C-attrib, /ASDxx, /ARDxx (variation of /AS/AR)
 2.95.1   2007-03-10    New switchese for outpuot control: /oQ, /FM:PRN 
 2.95.2   2007-04-02    Compiler reverted to msdev v.7.0 due to link problem
 2.95.4   2007-06-28    New switch, /addhost, Bugfix on time display
 2.96.0   2007-09-07    UAC-aware version, now supports Windows Vista
 2.96.1   2007-09-11    Bugfix on /F output
 2.96.2   2007-09-26    New switch, /CDM /CDU. Bugfix on /X pathname
 2.96.3   2007-11-06    New switch, /CDX.  /oD2/L now lists files to be deleted
 2.96.4   2007-12-12    Bugfix on switch parameters display
 2.96.5   2008-01-08    Tested with Windows XP Service Pack 3

 2.97.0   2008-03-02    Unicode support (lost Win9X/ME support)
 2.97.1   2008-03-24    New /UT default for UTF-8 file output.  CSV support
 2.97.2   2008-07-25    Misc. minor bugfixes, unicode output files
 2.97.3   2008-08-17    Preview version of XXCOPY64 for Win64
 2.97.4   2008-09-27    XXCOPY-Pro now suports very long path (/VL) 
                        New switches, /BA that updates dir timestamp with /TC
 2.97.5   2008-10-12    New switch, /WN to warn a /NX failure (SFN pairing)
 2.97.6   2008-10-29    minor bugfixes.
 2.97.7   2009-01-13    The exclusion feature now fully supports Wild-Wildcard
 2.97.8   2009-01-24    Tested with Vista Service Pack 2
 2.97.9   2009-02-10    The precise name matching (/NP) is now the default.
 2.98.0   2009-05-29    Bugfix on /CDU/CDM that now accounts for the file size
 2.98.1   2009-06-01    Bugfix on timestamp preservation
 2.98.2   2009-07-28    Release candidate (12) of XXCOPY Ver 3  /Jxx switches
 2.98.3   2009-08-21    Supports Windows 7, Server 2008 R2
 2.98.3f  2009-09-12    Remote J-thingy copy/preservation works (except Win7)

 3.00.0   2010-01-01    Official release as XXCOPY Ver 3.00.0 (revision i)
 3.01.0   2010-01-21    Bugfix on /X (certain exclusion item caused BSOD)
 3.02.0   2010-02-03    Clean up the help text with new XXCOPY.COM web site
 3.03.0   2010-02-23    Bugfix in accessing remote server root (\\server\resrc)
 3.04.0   2010-03-13    Bugfix /X, common file and dir pttrn (/x*ab*/x*\*ab*\)
 3.05.0   2010-04-07    New switch /PBT to show the title in progress bar
 3.05.2   2010-05-15    Bugfix on the "*." pattern (dotless names)
 3.05.3   2010-05-16    Bugfix, now accepts old personal/educational license files
 3.06.0   2010-05-12    Warning message for /PBT/PBP on Home Edition/Freeware
 3.06.1   2010-05-16    Bugfix on the "*." pattern (dotless names)
 3.06.2   2010-05-22    Bugfix on /oP2 that generated wrong user prompt
 3.06.3   2010-08-03    Bugfix on /yy that no longer suppresses the /WL warning
 3.07.0   2010-08-04    Released as betatest
 3.07.1   2010-08-13    Supports old customer's license file
 3.07.2   2010-09-08    Bugfix on /install to overwrite read-only/hid/sys files
 3.07.3   2010-09-10    Bugfix on spurious asterisk in file size display
 3.08.0   2010-10-15    Official release as XXCOPY Ver 3.08.0
 3.09.0   2011-02-25    The network check re-coded, tested with Win7 SP 1
 3.09.1   2011-02-27    More resilient remote access and new switch /PBZ:<n>
 3.09.3   2011-03-02    Bugfix on /PB (that disappeared without /PBZ in v3091) 
 3.09.4   2011-03-06    Bugfix on XXPBAR64 (that had trouble launching)
 3.09.5   2011-03-08    Improvement on accessing some remote reparse point
 3.10.0   2011-03-15    Official release os XXCOPY Ver 3.10.0
 3.10.1   2011-04-18    Support Win2K and XP SP0, SP1 (the new Compiler broke them)
 3.10.2   2011-07-13    Improvement on the install procedure
 3.10.3   2011-08-28    Give a pause when the install procedure gives a warning
 3.10.4   2011-12-17    Bugfix on hardlink copy
 3.11.0   2011-12-18    Bugfix on exclusion, /X:\dir1\*\dir2\dir3\ 
 3.11.1   2012-01-08    Bugfix on execution by non-windows explorer as parent
 3.11.2   2012-03-21    Tested with Windows 8 Developer/Consumer Preview versions
 3.11.3   2012-07-02    Bugfix on /zb with a non-aligned size
 3.11.4   2012-09-20    Tested with Windows 8 RTM, Server 2012 RTM
 3.11.5   2012-12-20    Added /PL that selects files by the path length
 3.11.6   2015-01-03    The max copy buffer size (/ZB) of XXCOPY64 is reased to 4GB
 3.20.0   2015-02-15    New switch /AM marks A-bit with action (symmetrical to /AC)
 3.20.1   2015-02-21    New switch /EC1 for one-line echo (now /EC2, same as /EC)
 3.20.2   2015-03-15    /SC7/SF7 added to include owner/group in Security Info
 3.20.3   2015-03-21    bugfix on /SC/SF with inherited DACL/SACL
 3.20.4   2015-04-01    Official release as XXCOPY Ver 3.20.4
 3.20.5   2015-04-10    Bugfix /PL was off by one.
 3.20.6   2015-06-17    The exit code on /VL0 counts a skipped dir as an error.
 3.21.0   2015-06-18    Supports \\?\Volume{GUID} syntax for both src and dst.
 3.21.1   2015-12-27    Bugfix signature file.
 3.21.2   2014-04-01    Supports Windows 8.1
 3.21.3   2014-04-09    Supports Windows Server 2012R2
 3.21.4   2014-04-30    Supports Windows XP final patch
 3.21.5   2014-10-01    Tested with the latest Windows releases.
 3.21.6   2015-02-11    Supports Windows 10 Technical Preview (build 9926)
 3.21.7   2015-02-27    Bugfix /TS+, /TS-, /TD+ and /TS-
 3.21.8   2015-04-20    Tested with the latest Windows releases.
 3.21.9   2015-12-04    Supports Windows 10 v1511 (Build 10586).
 3.32.0   2016-03-25    Digital signature now good through 2021-03.
 3.33.0   2016-09-23    Supports Windows 10 v1607 (Build 14393).
 3.33.3   2016-10-28    Supports Windows 10 v1607 (Build 14951).
 



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