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For Windows, there are some free utilities like Cathy and Visual CD, see a quick overview here.
Both operating systems lock the file data. Any attempt to modify an executable while it is running or a library while it is mapped will produce a "text file busy" error on Linux. $ gcc foo.c -o f $ ./f &  2017 $ ls > f bash: f: Text file busy The difference is only in what is locked. Windows locks the directory entry, Linux locks the file data. ...
FAT32 is limited to 4GB file sizesd. However, you said you have a Windows machine. You can use the convert.exe command to convert the FAT32 to NTFS which your Mac can read and write to, as well as your Windows machine. On your Windows machine, attach the external drive. Then, from an administrative command prompt type the following and replace ...
Yes, robocopy can do that. With the /create option, only zero-byte files are "copied". Example: robocopy D:\Data\ Z:\DataCopy\ /e /create I'm not sure how the /mir option behaves in this context, might be worth looking into to "update" the zero-byte copy.
I'm not yet allowed to comment, so I provide an answer to get my points. In addition to xaizek's answer fileview */ tree %c I have added fileview ../ tree %c -L 1 below that to be able to see what is in the parent directory while scanning the contents of a directory. This is just for cosmetic completeness. (parent directory is not picked up by */)
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