New rename(2) function

Earnie Boyd earnie@users.sourceforge.net
Fri Aug 10 18:24:00 GMT 2007


Quoting Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com>:

> On Aug 10 09:01, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>> Quoting Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com>:
>>
>> >
>> >Btw., this looks weird in mv:
>> >
>> > $ mv -T Bar bar
>> > mv: cannot remove `Bar': Operation not permitted
>> >
>> >Huh?  Nobody asked for removing Bar, afaics...
>> >
>>
>> Other than the fact that in windows FiLeSyStEmS Bar == [Bb][Aa][Rr].
>
> And mentioning this well-known fact helps, because...?
>
> I'm asking why mv doesn't say "`Bar' and `bar' are the same file",

Sorry, I caught that fact after reading the rest of the thread.

Earnie



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