I would like to make an exact copy of a file during a TeX run. It is important that the copy be exact, since I am also comparing files and taking action depending on whether they have exactly the same ...
I often use the out-of-source compilation on my LaTeX code to separate the generated files from the source files, thus I can conveniently commit my code to the repository. The command is like this: ...
Could not find anything in the TeXBook, but this could be just me. I guess it is always possible to open the file for reading, copy its content to another file, and then continue writing to that ...
What is the command for file copy? I want to copy the contents of one file into another without any command expansion. The operative system would use copy source target I tried reading the contents ...