[UFO Chicago] very newbie 'nix question

Ian Bicking ianb@colorstudy.com
26 Jan 2002 15:33:02 -0600

As long as you aren't moving them from one partition to another, you can
use mv on directories.

On Sat, 2002-01-26 at 15:10, John Kilbourne wrote:
> Now that I've met you guys and feel comfortable, I can reveal the 
> depths of my true ignorance. I want to move a directory full of files 
> from one place to another. My reading of man mv tells me it only 
> operates on files. How do I move a directory; the files don't have a 
> suffix or other common element in the name.
> Thanks.
> john
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