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This is an old revision of CommandMv made by DavidLee on 2009-05-31 13:49:25.


Command mv

This command is part of the posix extensions and needs to be imported to be available to the shell.
See Posix Commands


mv moves or renames files


mv [options] file [file ...] target


-force Force move even if target exists or is readonly.


If there are 2 or more source files or the target is a directory then files are moved to the target directory.
If there are exactly 2 arguments and the target does not exist or is not a directory then the source ("file") is moved (renamed) to the target file.

Return Value

Returns 0 if the command executed successfully, 1 if there was an error.

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