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2.5.11.25. Robocopy

class buildbot.steps.mswin.Robocopy

This step runs robocopy on Windows.

Robocopy is available in versions of Windows starting with Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. For previous versions of Windows, it’s available as part of the Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools.

from buildbot.plugins import steps, util

f.addStep(
    steps.Robocopy(
        name='deploy_binaries',
        description='Deploying binaries...',
        descriptionDone='Deployed binaries.',
        source=util.Interpolate('Build\\Bin\\%(prop:configuration)s'),
        destination=util.Interpolate('%(prop:deploy_dir)\\Bin\\%(prop:configuration)s'),
        mirror=True
    )
)

Available constructor arguments are:

source

The path to the source directory (mandatory).

destination

The path to the destination directory (mandatory).

files

An array of file names or patterns to copy.

recursive

Copy files and directories recursively (/E parameter).

mirror

Mirror the source directory in the destination directory, including removing files that don’t exist anymore (/MIR parameter).

move

Delete the source directory after the copy is complete (/MOVE parameter).

exclude_files

An array of file names or patterns to exclude from the copy (/XF parameter).

exclude_dirs

An array of directory names or patterns to exclude from the copy (/XD parameter).

custom_opts

An array of custom parameters to pass directly to the robocopy command.

verbose

Whether to output verbose information (/V /TS /FP parameters).

Note that parameters /TEE /NP will always be appended to the command to signify, respectively, to output logging to the console, use Unicode logging, and not print any percentage progress information for each file.