Example 95: File Copying
Write a program that receives source filename and target filename as command-line arguments and then copies contents of the source file into the target file using low-level disk I/O functions.
Try it yourself
Try to solve this question on your own in the code widget below. If you get stuck, you can always refer to the solution provided.
❗Note: To run your solution or our given solution, follow the following steps:
- Click on the run button.
- Wait for the 4 steps to complete, and then switch to the terminal tab.
- In the terminal tab, write the following command:
gcc main.c -o main
Follow it with this command:
./main main.c newmain.c
The above command will copy the contents from main.c into a new file named newmain.c.
To view the contents of the newmain.c file, enter the following command: