Changed syntax for rename

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Nov 17 10:12:00 GMT 2014

On Nov 15 06:13, Fergus Daly wrote:
> Following (I think) the recent update of the dll cygwin1.dll it seems that 
> rename old new *
> no longer works and the cause is the wildcard. You have to use something like
> rename old new f*
> and the command might need several invocations with minor variants to achieve all the required changes.
> Is this change intended?

> Was the update to cygwin1.dll the cause?

Certainly not.  There were no changes in globbing.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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