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Re: mv deletes file
- To: gnu-win32 at cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: mv deletes file
- From: Doug Kushner <dougk at primenet dot com>
- Date: Mon, 17 Aug 1998 08:40:17 -0700 (MST)
I'm running on NT4 w/SP3. I haven't tried coolview yet, but I really
don't want case sensitivity. In fact, I'm looking at the diff source code
right now, trying to make the -r option compare filenames with case
> > 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I'm using bash 2.01 with cyg 19.1. I know that filenames are
> > supposed to be case insensitive, but some tools such as diff do
> > not ignore filename case.
> > So, I was trying to rename some uppercase files to lowercase (which
> > can be done in a DOS box) and discovered the following problem. When
> > trying to 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 least it should just generate the error message and leave the
> > original file intact.
> > Example:
> > $mv FILE file
> > mv: cannot move `FILE' to `file': No such file or directory.
> > `FILE' has been deleted and 'file' does not exist.
> > Regards,
> > Doug
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