History of Unix mv.
bdc at world.std.com
Thu Apr 27 16:19:43 AEST 2000
On Thu, 27 Apr 2000, Warren Toomey wrote:
> In article by Brian Chase:
> > When was the "mv" command first updated to do a copy/remove for regular
> > files being moved across filesystems?
> > -brian.
> V2 mv(1) manual says files can't be moved across filesystems. V3 mv(1)
> manual doesn't say either way. V4 mv(1) manual says the file will be
> copied and the original deleted. V5 mv(1) source code exec's cp(1) when
> the destination is on a different filesystem.
So wait. I need some clarification here. When you say V2, V3, V4, etc..
do you mean 2nd Ed, 3rd Ed, 4th Ed Unix?
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