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Re: mv deletes file
- To: Doug Kushner <dougk at primenet dot com>, gnu-win32 at cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: mv deletes file
- From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Mon, 17 Aug 1998 05:42:05 -0700 (PDT)
- Reply-To: earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com
Which win32 are you using NT3.51/NT4/95/98? I just tested on NT3.51
and mv just moves FILE to file and file to FILE without any problems!!
Do you have Sergey's latest coolview?
---Doug Kushner <email@example.com> wrote:
> I'm using bash 2.01 with cyg 19.1. I know that filenames are
> be case insensitive, but some tools such as diff do not ignore
> So, I was trying to rename some uppercase files to lowercase (which
> done in a DOS box) and discovered the following problem. When
> use mv on the same filename, but different case, it just deletes the
> original file. I would prefer it rename the file, but at the very
> it should just generate the error message and leave the original file
> $mv FILE file
> mv: cannot move `FILE' to `file': No such file or directory.
> `FILE' has been deleted and 'file' does not exist.
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