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Re: Mv is destructive

From: Bob Proulx
Subject: Re: Mv is destructive
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 23:28:24 -0600
User-agent: Mutt/1.4i

Harry <address@hidden> [2002-09-18 11:42:57 -0700]:
> I am in a directory, and I type
> mv ../../filename
> And I omitted the destination on accident.  My file is now gone, where
> is it?  Why does mv delete it?  I makes no sense if I don't have a
> second parameter as a destination.

What version of mv are you using?

  mv --version

My version of mv says the following:

  mv --version
  mv (fileutils) 4.1

  mv ../../filename
  mv: missing file argument
  Try `mv --help' for more information.


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