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Re: /bin/mv question

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On Wed, 5 Mar 2003, Leon KUKOVEC wrote:

> Hi all,
> Since I'm not on the list, I would kindly ask you to CC me when replying.
> I am trying to move(rename) certain directory using /bin/mv command.
> Is there any way that I could check if any applications/programs have that
> directory or any other files within that directory open, like Windows Explorer
> does it ?
> What happends when some applications still have open files inside that
> directory, part of the directory gets moved(renamed) and the files
> that were open stay in that directory and /bin/mv command of course fails.
> Thanks in advance,

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