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Why does Robocopy work once and then ignore all files the next time?

Why does Robocopy work once and then ignore all files the next time?

I used the following command:

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"I can only guess that the /MIR is assuming that the files are already there and not checking again. Maybe include the /FFT switch as well which uses timestamps for comparison and see if it makes a difference.

Alternatively let robocopy log what it is doing. The log file may reveal why it is currently skipping files or folders. I would use the following for troubleshooting:

Robocopy c:\source c:\backup /MIR /V /LOG:WhySkip.txt /XD .svn

Added:
/V - Verbose listing including skipped files
/LOG:file - Log output to file"