B20: mv deletes files on error (NT)

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Wed Mar 31 19:45:00 GMT 1999


On Mon, Mar 29, 1999 at 07:15:39PM -0500, Chris Faylor wrote:
>Fwiw, Corinna is right here but because of "hard links".  This comes down
				^
				not

Sorry about that.

>to the question should "Foo" have the same inode as "foo".  The answer
>is "Yes."
>
>What that means is that when 'mv' checks for the existence of the target
>file it finds that 1) that it exists and 2) that it is the same file.
>Since mv refuses to move a file to itself, the only feasible change is
>to 'mv'.
>
>-chris

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