[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: moving /var

celejar <celejar@gmail.com>:
>  On 12/21/06, s. keeling <keeling@spots.ab.ca> wrote:
> > Note mv doesn't work between filesystems.  cp -a or tar/untar (or any
> > other archiver) is the right way.
>  Are you sure this is true? I think I use mv to do that all the time.

I stand corrected.  It was that way prior to v. 4.0 of coreutils.  See
"info coreutils mv"

Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.
(*)    http://www.spots.ab.ca/~keeling          Linux Counter #80292
- -    http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1855.html    Please, don't Cc: me.
       Spammers! http://www.spots.ab.ca/~keeling/emails.html

Reply to: