On Fri, Feb 08, 2008 at 12:30:57PM +0100, Pietro Cerutti wrote: > Wouter Oosterveld wrote: > >> Now, from a logical point of view, why moving a file into a directory > > doesn't fall into the "created into them" case? > > > > Because (if on the same filesystem) you don't create a new file. You > > just link the file in the destination dir and unlink the file from the > > source dir. > > Exactly. But from a /*logical*/ point of view, shouldn't this case be > treated /*as if*/ the file was created inside the target directory?
Not if you use mv. If you use cp, then it could. By definition, mv only moves the pointer/link or whatever it is called and doesn't change anything else. ////jerry > > > > > Regards, > > > > Wouter > > > -- > Pietro Cerutti > > PGP Public Key: > http://gahr.ch/pgp > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"