Bug 5996 - can't rename files with mv
can't rename files with mv
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: fileutils (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-10-15 15:07 EDT by egidy
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-10-15 23:59:29 EDT
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Description egidy 1999-10-15 15:07:10 EDT
i have a problem with the "mv" command from the
fileutils-package (fileutils-4.0-5.rpm from the lorax iso-
image).

i can't rename files, just move them to another directory.
renaming files with a tool like midnight commander or kfm
works.

e.g. i have a file called foo (and no file called myfoo)
and type

mv foo myfoo

then i get the errormessage

mv: can't stat destination myfoo

it works fine if the file myfoo exists (with a confirmation
message) or if i try to move a file to another directory.

what i have done now to keep my system usable is to install
an old mv (from my old RH52).
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-10-15 23:59:59 EDT
This is fixed in the actual release....

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