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Re: Bug in mv (5.0)


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Bug in mv (5.0)
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2003 15:27:07 +0200
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<address@hidden> writes:

> I noticed the following behavour in mv by accident today:
>
> $ ls
> file1 file2
>
> $ mv file*
> $ ls
> file2
>
>
> Here mv behaves as though I had issued 'mv file1 file2'

Which you did.  Filename expansion happens in the shell.

Andreas.

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